Health Beyond Health Care: A Special Report

Designs that make you feel better

Designs that make you feel better

More city planners are creating clean, healthy, living landscapes to help combat health concerns.

After hurricane, a new way for New Orleans to eat

After hurricane, a new way for New Orleans to eat

Recovery gave city a reason to work collectively to improve access to fresh produce.

An area well-traversed by all traffic but foot

An area well-traversed by all traffic but foot

But an entirely new landscape is planned for Tysons Corner to make it more friendly to walking and biking.

New prescriptions for health

The “Health Beyond Health Care” forum looks at initiatives that have nothing to do with doctors or drugs

Surgeon General: Walking and cooking are your patriotic duties

Surgeon General: Walking and cooking are your patriotic duties

“The economy doesn’t do anything without a healthy workforce.“

Designing the day to keep the doctor away

Designing the day to keep the doctor away

“You would rather take the stairs because they’re beautiful and they’re wonderful and you’re going to run into somebody along the way.“

Detroit’s latest model is one for health

Detroit’s latest model is one for health

“Living in a bankrupt city, you see all of the social determinants firsthand and how they affect health.“

Smart design + school = healthy kids

Smart design + school = healthy kids

“We’ve decided the built environment is really important for public health.“

The new happy hour

The new happy hour

“We’re getting 300 to 500 people every Tuesday and Saturday [to run] in Detroit.“

Banking on health equity

Banking on health equity

“We’re looking for a return that will justify the investment and also will incent banks like ours and others to lend more.“