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Unhealthiest places to live are concentrated in London

BMJ 2019; 366 doi: (Published 01 July 2019) Cite this as: BMJ 2019;366:l4480
  1. Gareth Iacobucci
  1. The BMJ

Researchers from the University of Liverpool examined lifestyle and environmental measures to identify the healthiest and unhealthiest neighbourhoods in the UK.

  • Soho in central London is the unhealthiest neighbourhood to live, the researchers found. This is because it had the greatest concentration of “unhealthy opportunities” such as takeaways, pubs, and off licences, combined with high levels of …

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