16 May 2016

Move to the leafy suburbs

Women who would like to live longer may want to move into leafy garden suburbs. A study among US females shows that those who are lucky enough to have homes in the greenest surroundings can expect a mortality rate that is, on average, 12 percent lower than that for their counterparts living in the least green areas. The reasons for the disparity may include less air pollution, greater opportunities for regular outdoor exercise and socially interaction, as well as better mental health associated with a greener environment.


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A new study published in the Journal of Sex & Marital Therapy has revealed that 41% of the men surveyed had felt sad after sex in the previous four weeks.