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February 06
Science is showing how important trees are to your health

In a new study by the U.S. Forest Service, the presence of trees was associated with human health.
 
In an analysis of 18 years of data from 1,296 counties in 15 states, researchers found that Americans living in areas infested by the emerald ash borer, a beetle that kills ash trees, suffered from an additional 15,000 deaths from cardiovascular disease and 6,000 more deaths from lower respiratory disease when compared to uninfected areas.
 
See Science Daily for full article . . .

 

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