How large a role should the ‘community’ play in health?

In Louisville, each Labor Day and Memorial Day, our government embraces health. The Mayor’s Hike, Bike and Paddle turns our Southeastern city into something, well…something that looks a little Euro.

Riding with thousands of Kentuckians just days after returning from Munich Germany got me thinking about stuff. Things like walking places, riding bikes safely, public transportation, an honor system and whether a community that values health can help its citizens be leaner and healthier.

I wrote some of my thoughts on these topics over at In the Prime at the Courier Journal.

Oh…And as I said in the CJ post, I’m awfully proud of my ESC badge:

 

 

JMM