Driving myself crazy: How a long commute can lead to poor health

Eight-hundred hours.

That’s how long I am on track to spend behind the wheel of my car commuting to and from graduate school in one year. It is equivalent to about 33 days or an entire month.

But if the hours spent cramped in the driver’s seat – frustrated with rubberneckers during accidents and lane shifters who don’t signal – aren’t enough, a new study shows I may really be causing harm to my health by making my Honda my second home. read more

November 3, 2011
Medill Reports

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