As I think we've discussed on here before, a recent study by the RAND corp. found a link , although not directly causal, between poor health and sprawl. The basic conclusion of the study was that urban dwellers generally have fewer health problems than suburbanites. Well that's just a bunch of tree-hugging dirty hippy crap. Well at least according to an op-ed piece from none other than those non-partisans at Fox News and the Cato Intitute.
Read it right here.