- A study finds that women who live in greener areas tend to live longer
- Women in the greenest U.S. areas had a 12% lower death rate than those in the least green areas
- Mental health plays a major role in the relationship between greenness and mortality
(CNN)The trees, shrubs and plants outside your home might offer something more than just pretty scenery. A new study found that living in, or near, green areas can help women live longer and improve their mental health.