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Urban residential environments and senior citizens’ longevity in megacity areas: the importance of walkable green spaces
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    Health benefit of green spaces not confirmed
    • Jean Adams, PhD sudent
    • Other Contributors:
      • Martin White

    Dear Editor

    Takano and colleagues’ paper [1] on the association between proximity to ‘walkable green spaces’ and longevity in senior citizens in Tokyo will be of interest to those involved in promoting health in its broadest sense. However, this study has a number of methodological limitations, the authors draw conclusions that are not supported by their results and the study does not merit the largely uncritical r...

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