Health

Say Goodbye To Stress With A 20-minute Walk In Nature

If you’re feeling stressed, spending some time in nature might help, according to a new report. Researchers from the University of Michigan recently conducted a study, published in Frontiers in Psychology, to determine the association between nature and stress hormone levels. For the assessment, they asked a group of adults to take “nature pills,” or…

Health: Walking In Nature Season Begins Saturday, April 13

The simple act of walking, especially in nature, can improve your physical and mental health. This is why the Lake County Forest Preserves, the Lake County Health Department and NorthShore University HealthSystem have teamed up to bring “Rx for Health: Walking in Nature” to the community. Residents are invited to attend nine free walking tours…