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Green space can boost your headspace 🌳🧠 Spending time in nature is great for mental health, but you don't have to live in a rural area or go camping to reap the benefits. A new study from @tamupublichealth suggests that city dwellers with access to more urban green spaces have better mental health!

The study used the NatureScore database to assess neighborhoods' "greenness" and found that various mental health encounters decreased as the NatureScore of a neighborhood increased. 

Find out what NatureScore is associated with good mental health at the link in our bio 🔗
Before you devour the rest of your Valentine's Day treats, consider this: too much sugar is not so sweet for your heart. 🫀

Dr. Clayton Kruger from Texas A&M Health Family Care and @tamumedicine says it's shocking how little sugar is too much—just one regular soda contains a whole day's worth of sugar!

Too much sugar can cause inflammation, which is linked with heart failure, heart attacks, strokes and a slew of other health conditions. A diet high in sugar can also lead to type 2 diabetes, which raises the risk for cardiovascular issues.

Get some tips for cutting back at the link in our bio 🔗

#AmericanHeartMonth #HeartHealth #TAMUHealth
It’s National Women Physicians Day and we are feeling extra grateful for all the incredible women physicians who make up our organization, have been through our programs and are making their mark on the world. 

Who is your favorite female physician? Tag her in the comments below to let her know how much you appreciate her! 

We’d like to start with every woman physician, and future physician, at @tamumedicine. You are amazing! 🫶🏼

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A news publication of Texas A&M Health, Vital Record offers insight on the latest in health, medicine and scientific discovery from experts across our five schools and numerous centers and institutes.

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