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Leafy green neighborhoods tied to better heart health

(Reuters Health) – People who live in neighborhoods with more green spaces may have less stress, healthier blood vessels and a lower risk of heart attacks and strokes than residents of communities without many outdoor recreation areas, a small study suggests. Trees and plants frame a building in the “eco-neighbourhood”, Clichy-Batignolles, one of several new… Read More »

Cataract surgery for senior drivers tied to reduced car crash risk, costs

(Reuters Health) – Cataract surgery can significantly reduce car crashes involving senior drivers and the cost of those accidents to the community, researchers say. Their study involved 2,849 drivers age 60 and older in Western Australia, all of whom had cataract surgery on both eyes and were involved in vehicular crashes as the driver. Altogether,… Read More »