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  1. […] This post was mentioned on Twitter by Toitsverts , Alice Webb. Alice Webb said: Doctors prescribe visits to parks & trails for health – http://bit.ly/gbzJLL #parks […]

  2. Very nice marketing idea. I would love to be able to do that in my area.

  3. […] previously looked at ways in which the medical community is using exercise prescriptions as a way to combat […]

  4. […] Gyms and Medical Miles: Promoting Public Health with Parks” by Ryan Donahue:We’ve previously looked at ways in which the medical community is using exercise prescriptions as a way to combat […]

  5. […] to North Carolina – to prescribe nature. Though the details and incentive vary considerably, physicians are partnering with national, state, or local park organizations to encourage their patients to use the opportunity for exercise and immersion in nature to better […]

  6. […] to North Carolina – to prescribe nature. Though the details and incentive vary considerably, physicians are partnering with national, state, or local park organizations to encourage their patients to use the opportunity for exercise and immersion in nature to better […]

  7. […] following the chain started by Mark Sisson’s post, I came across this article describing a park prescription program.  A doctor has a prescription pad with specific parks or […]

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