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Medical News Today: Exactly how much ‘nature time’ do we need to boost well-being?

Spending time in nature can boost overall well-being, but how much exposure do we need? A new study concludes that 2 hours each week is enough to reap the benefits, though significant questions remain. Being in the countryside boosts well-being, but how much nature do we need? In Western society, as overall interaction with nature… Read More »

Medical News Today: How a lethal toxin might help in the opioid crisis

With the opioid crisis in the spotlight, scientists are searching for new ways to tackle pain. One group has turned its attention to a lethal toxin that occurs naturally in some marine creatures. The latest study in rats provides encouraging results. A number of marine animals contain tetrodotoxin, including the blue-ringed octopus. Opioids are a… Read More »