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People living in the greenest urban neighborhoods with more natural elements had significantly fewer mental health-related outpatient hospital visits than people living in the least green neighborhoods, even after adjusting for demographic and socioeconomic factors, according to a Texas study.

Makram, Omar M., Alan Pan, Jay E. Maddock, and Bita A. Kash. “Nature and Mental Health in Urban Texas: A NatureScore-Based Study.” International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 21, no. 2 (2024): 168.


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