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To Make Children Healthier, A Doctor Prescribes A Trip To The Park
DC AAP Past-President, Dr. Robert Zarr, discusses the Park Rx America Prescription program on NPR’s morning edition. Park Rx America is a community health initiative designed to prescribe NATURE to patients and families to encourage outside time in one of over 350 rated green spaces/parks in Washington, DC.
When Dr. Robert Zarr wanted a young patient to get more exercise, he gave her an unusual prescription: Get off the bus to school earlier.