The media keeps reporting how devastating this flu season has been and that lots of young children are dying Flu's worsening shadow blanketing US2 pediatric flu deaths reported at Wichita hospital This flu season is on track to be one of the worst in 15 years – The ...
I believe that much of this has to do with our disconnect from Mother Earth. Kids are not spending enough time out doors playing and eating dirt. Many are glued to technology too much; as are many adults as well.
Research shows that kids that spend more outdoors are less susceptible to communicable diseases like the flu.
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There are a lot more studies showing the health benefits of Nature.
Now go out there and Hug your Mother and a Tree.