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Park Avenue Campus Outpatient Center Provides Connection to Nature, Unified Patient Experience

Bridgeport Hospital’s Park Avenue Campus Outpatient Center in Trumbull, Connecticut provides a new level of access to quality outpatient care in southwestern Connecticut, with a range of hospital and health system services that includes ambulatory surgery, Read More …

Gifts Enable Bunny Mellon Healing Garden Construction to Begin

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Children being treated at Children’s National Health System will soon have a way to enjoy fresh air and inspiring views of the nation’s Capitol, as construction has begun on a 7,200-square-foot outdoor healing garden. A multi-million-dollar gift from the estate of the late Washington, D.C. philanthropist and horticulturalist Read More …

CHLA Dedicates Thomas and Dorothy Leavey Foundation Interfaith Center

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles recently celebrated the grand opening and dedication of the Thomas and Dorothy Leavey Foundation Interfaith Center in California. Read More …

CHOP’s New Buerger Center for Advanced Pediatric Care Opens

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. — When The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia opened its doors at the new Buerger Center for Advanced Pediatric Care on Monday, July 27, it heralded a new era in how pediatric medical facilities care for patients and their families. Read More …

Healing Arts Program Takes Shape for Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center

OMAHA, Neb. — The University of Nebraska Medical Center and Nebraska Medicine announced that the Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center will include an outdoor healing garden—Leslie’s Healing Garden—as part of its Healing Arts Program. Read More …

First Lady Michelle Obama, Former First Ladies Lend Support to First Healing Garden at Children’s National Health System

WASHINGTON, D.C. — First lady Michelle Obama and all five living former first ladies recently announced their support for a project to transform a gravel rooftop space at Children’s National Health System into a 7,200-square-foot healing garden. Read More …

Ecotherapy: Healing the body by healing the Earth

The term “biophilia,” which literally translates as “love of life or living systems,” is used to describe the theory that suggests there is an instinctive bond between human beings and other living systems and that this bond is essential to good physical and mental health.1 We have a natural attraction to all that is alive and vital — all humans have “the urge to affiliate with other forms of life.”2 Read More …

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