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Psychologist prescribes chronically online patient with daily dose of touching grass

There's a clear link between mental health issues and mobile phone usage among young people. Kids who spend too much time online are now being referred to as "chronically online", and should go outside more - or go "touch grass". But recent studies have shown that literally touching grass can actually improve mental health significantly. One local patient, Elliot Peterson (age 19), has been prescribed a daily dose of grass-touching as part of a trial to research the correlation between this simple act, and mental health. More to come as the trial progresses.



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