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LONG BEFORE modern medicine - and until fairly recently - people turned to nature for
These days doctors don't prescribe "nature cures" (though some might welcome
them), yet contact with animals, plants, natural landscapes and wilderness can have "soothing, restorative and even healing" effects, say researchers.