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Study: Nature Brings Health – Eco-Win!

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2_mugs64If you have a green space that is 42 percent of the area within .62 miles of your house, a new study by researchers from the VU University Medical Centre in Amsterdam finds that the annual rates of 15 out of 24 major physical diseases were also significantly lower, especially anxiety disorders. Other diseases that were lessened were:
* Coronary heart disease
* Neck, shoulder, back, wrist and hand complaints
* Depression and anxiety
* Diabetes
* Respiratory infections and asthma
* Migraine and vertigo
* Stomach bugs and urinary tract infections
* Unexplained physical symptoms



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