Date: 8/29/19 9:06 am
From: Larry Nooden <ldnum...>
Subject: [birders] Medical prescriptions for nature exposure
These prescriptions apply to birding, botanizing and just enjoying the
peace/aesthetics (e.g., forest bathing).
Most of you already know this intuitively, but I think that it is nice to
see it being recognized scientifically and being utilized in health
treatments.

Why doctors are increasingly prescribing nature | PBS NewsHour
https://www.pbs.org/newshour/show/why-doctors-are-increasingly-prescribing-nature
- As rates of chronic disease among children have skyrocketed over the
past few decades, pediatricians have increasingly looked for solutions
beyond the clinic. ... Special correspondent Cat Wise reports from Oakland
on the medical evidence that indicates escaping modern urban life ...
UK doctors are prescribing nature to patients - CNN - CNN.com
https://www.cnn.com › health › nature-prescriptions-shetland-intl
Oct 5, 2018 - Doctors in Scotland's Shetland Islands are now *prescribing
nature* ... Now all 10 of the Shetland Islands' *public* surgeries will now
have a calendar and leaflet listing walks and activities. ... can hand out
to patients, according to an RSPB *news* release. .... Turner *Broadcasting*
System, Inc.All Rights Reserved.
A dose of nature: doctors prescribe a day in the park for anxiety
https://www.nbcnews.com/health/health-news/dose-nature-doctors-prescribe-day-park-anxiety-n823421

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