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Medical News Today: Exactly how much ‘nature time’ do we need to boost well-being?

Spending time in nature can boost overall well-being, but how much exposure do we need? A new study concludes that 2 hours each week is enough to reap the benefits, though significant questions remain. Being in the countryside boosts well-being, but how much nature do we need? In Western society, as overall interaction with nature… Read More »

Medical News Today: New study links air pollution with atherosclerosis

New research suggests that chronic exposure to ambient ozone may raise the risk of atherosclerosis and harm arterial health. New findings indicate that smog, which largely consists of ambient ozone, may lead to atherosclerosis, a cardiovascular condition. Atherosclerosis is the result of fatty deposits — such as cholesterol, fat, or cellular waste — accumulating inside… Read More »