From Harvard Health Blog: A 2016 analysis found that women living in areas with higher levels of green vegetation had lower rates of mortality. Spending time in vegetation was associated with a variety of protective factors including lower levels of depression, increased social engagement, higher levels of physical activity, and lower levels of pollution.
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