Tag Archives: Time

Spend this much time in nature weekly to boost your health

In 2018, more than 318.2 million people visited U.S. national parks, logging more than 1.4 billion recreation visitor hours.1 Their popularity hints at humans’ inherent desire to spend time in natural spaces, and research backs up the benefits, showing that greater exposure to parks and other “green” spaces is associated with better health and well-being.2… Read More »

One of the greatest public health risks of our time: ‘Loneliness is not an age thing’

“I cried and cried until I could cry no more. I would be ashamed to go out the next day because my eyes were so swollen.” About 100,000 older people struggle with loneliness, according to Alone Sean Moynihan (left), CEO Alone and Dr Keith Swanick. Photo: Arthur Carron One of the greatest public health risks… Read More »

Canadian study links screen time to slower child development

A new Canadian study has linked increased screen time with delayed development in children, adding new fuel to the debate over how long is too long for kids to spend in front of their electronic devices. Researchers from the University of Waterloo, University of Calgary and Alberta Children’s Hospital Research Institute said toddlers who spent… Read More »