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October 7, 2015

Mayo Clinic launches ambitious study on how being indoors all the time affects us

By SMHNadmin

Americans spend 10% of their time outside—that’s only about 2.5 hours a day. The rest of our time is spent rushing between places like the office, the gym and the grocery store.

So now, scientists are taking a look at what this means for us— how do all the materials, smells, lights, and sounds in our indoor spaces impact our bodies and minds?

Read the story in Fast Company

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Tags: Healthy Living, Uncategorized

As a patient who is forced to be indoors for most of the winter due to Canada’s harsh winters, I find aromatherapy and the like to be the most effective tool to a healthy living indoors. Incense, candles and a clean environment is key. Live plants stationed at windows provides a warm feeling and memory of the outdoors.

I’m extremely curious to see the results of this study since I am forced to deal with the indoor environments all the time.

Martin Lemieux

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