Category Archives: Healthcare

Hospital and clinic environments

8 Health Benefits of Being Out in Nature

Spring is finally here! Time to shake off the winter blues and get outside. We have the evidence to explain the health benefits of why you should be spending more time in nature. 1. Reduced Anxiety & Depression Rumination is what happens when you get really sad and you can’t stop thinking about it or…
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2015 ASLA Conference

The West Studio got November off to an exciting start as we traveled to the 2015 ASLA Meeting and Expo in Chicago, Illinois. We arrived to unusually balmy temperatures and clear blue skies over this beautiful city. [caption id="attachment_3245" align="alignleft" width="277"] Ann and her fellow team delegates.[/caption] This year we are pleased to announce that our associate Ann Dinthongsai…
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Asthma, Allergens and Children

Blast from the past; this year marks the 11th anniversary of the publication of "Low-allergen landscapes nothing to sneeze at..." in the April 22, 2004 edition of the DJC, I thought it would be fun to revisit this work and the research that went into the Highpoint Healthy Homes Initiative and the outcomes of the study…
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