Medicine’s Eileen Anderson shares medical benefit of nature

Nature really is good medicine. Science can explain why.

National Geographic (subscription required): Eileen Anderson, the Anne Templeton Zimmerman MD Professor in Bioethics, said that while studies recommend spending at least two hours per week outdoors, “even a few minutes” outside can improve mood and cognitive function. “Remembering to take the small opportunities and soaking up longer times when possible can help your mind, body and spirit,” she said.