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Tag: nature

The Benefits Of Nature

By Mary Claire Manske, MD As a pediatric hand surgeon, I am reminded with nearly every clinic encounter that summertime is now upon us. Aside from the increasing temperatures outside (and the fact that the sun is out both when I arrive at and leave the hospital!), summer announces its arrival in a variety of […]

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Peace And Balance In Nature

By Mark A. Yaffe, MD Terrariums are self-enclosed ecosystems that are easy to make and, with curator skill, completely self-sustainable for months or years. They have a fantastic inherent Zen. Finding local seasonal plants, mosses and lichens as close as one’s own backyard is an amazing way to slow the pace of life and reflect […]

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