Tag Archives: Cities

Doctors in tech cities are losing the rat race

Populous cities are populous, well, because people want to live there. Whether the appeal comes from greater career opportunities or simply being closer to family, these places have continuously grown over the last few decades. The growth is seemingly self-sustaining — certain industries and businesses exist because there is a population that desires these services.… Read More »

Rise of measles linked with emergence of large cities 2500 years ago

By Clare Wilson Cities may have provided the measles virus with an environment to succeedIain Masterton / Alamy The measles virus crossed over to people from cattle around 500 BC, supporting the idea that it could only get established as a human disease once large enough cities had developed. “It’s not proof, but it’s compatible… Read More »

These Are America’s 10 Fittest Cities

Some cities just make it easy to be fit. Parks everywhere, easy access to bike paths, clean air and the whole bit. This year, Arlington, Virginia claims the number-one spot as the Fittest City, according to the 2019 American Fitness Index, compiled by the American College of Sports Medicine and the Anthem foundation. The report… Read More »