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Doctors in Scotland Are Now Prescribing ‘Nature’ to Their Patients

In an age of technology and constant immersion in the digital sphere, a new initiative in Shetland, Scotland is encouraging individuals suffering from chronic illness to spend more time in nature.  The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) has teamed up with the National Health Service in Shetland  to promote “Nature Prescriptions.” Doctors in the region can now officially prescribe “nature” to their patients.  Read more...

 

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