Doctors prescribe nature for healthy living

By Victoria Schlesinger

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the National Environmental Education Foundation have teamed up with health care providers to promote outdoor activity as a way to get healthy. Doctors are writing prescriptions to parks. The two-year pilot program is being tried nationwide, including in Santa Clara where one Kaiser doctor has written 67 prescriptions to the Don Edwards Preserve. [USA Today]

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