Trees Help You Breathe Easier and Live Longer

Breathe Easy: You have Trees

Walk five blocks in Baltimore, and you’ll appreciate the benefits that trees provide. Shade cover makes the summer heat barely bearable. Leaves stamp out unsightly scenery (telephone wires). You become almost emotionally attached to the ones that dot the sidewalk outside your front door.

In addition to living better, trees also can also boost health, according to a recent study by researchers with the U.S. Forest Service, as reported by the Baltimore Sun.

Researchers studied ten cities (Baltimore, Atlanta, and New York, to name a few) using computer modeling and were able to conclude …read more