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The health secrets of the seaside

We have long taken it for granted that sea air is good for us, and recent census data reveals that people living near the sea are happier than those inland.

Now a new study at the University of Exeter is trying to find out just what it is about the seaside that makes a difference to health - and if we can harness the benefits for people living miles from the sea.

Anna Lacey reports for Health Check.

  • 04 Oct 2013