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Where you live can influence your health and mental wellbeing, including if you vape or smoke, according to health experts at the University of Canterbury.
A nationwide geospatial study linked living in areas with “health constraining” features such as fast-food outlets, dairies and liquor stores with poorer physical and mental health outcomes in residents.
Led by public health senior lecturer Dr Matt Hobbs, the study was one of the first to show that a person’s environment increases their chance of vaping or smoking.
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