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Greener Neighborhoods Bring Healthier Hearts, Study Shows

August 30, 2021

The greener your neighborhood, the lower your risk of heart disease.

That’s the takeaway from a new study, which reported that adding to a neighborhood’s green space can have a big payoff for public health.

“For the cost of one emergency room visit for a heart attack, trees could be planted in a neighborhood with 100 residents and potentially prevent ten heart diseases,” said study leader Dr. William Aitken, a cardiology fellow at the University of Miami.

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