Time Outdoors

September 6, 2014 12:00 PM

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Time Outdoors

Luisa Maria Vasquez Cruz received an unusual prescription last year from her pediatrician: Spend more time playing outside.

Dr. Robert Zarr, her pediatrician at Unity Health Care, a clinic that serves low-income and uninsured families in Washington, D.C., calls her unconventional treatment regimen a "huge success." The 9-year-old's asthma is now well-controlled, and she is no longer obese -- conditions that prompted the ...

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