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Views of a greened vacant lot decreased heart rate significantly more than views of non-greened vacant lot, or not at all. Remediating neighborhood blight may reduce stress and improve health.

South, E.C., Kondo, M.C, Cheney, R.A., Brana, C.C.

2015. Neighborhood blight, stress, and health: a walking trial of urban greening and ambulatory heart rate. American Journal of Public Health. 105(5): 909-913.

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