How hot weather could be affecting your mental health

2 months 1 day 2 hours ago Thursday, April 02 2020 Apr 2, 2020 Thursday, April 02, 2020 12:00:51 PM CDT April 02, 2020 in A Brighter Tomorrow
Source: NBC
By: Hope Beitchman, KOMU 8 Producer

According to a new study from the University of Georgia, hot weather can take a toll on your mental health.

Researchers looked at mental health data and daily weather information over a 7-year period. They found Americans were more likely to report mental distress on days hotter than 70 degrees. Some respondents said they'd be willing to pay as much as $5 per day to avoid the heat.

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