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"Be Outside!" (4-21-2009)   Visit the Website

Full Show: When was the last time you spent time outdoors? A University of Maryland study reports a 50 percent drop in the number of 9 to 12 year-olds who spent time in outdoor activities. Scientists call this nature deficit disorder. Humans need to spend time with nature. It just makes you feel better! Why? Where can you go? What can you do outside?

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Other: Nature Deficit Disorder. It's a new term to describe what happens to people who do not spend enough time in the out-of-doors. The cure? Be Outside!

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Web Extra: Our outdoors experts, Kerry McClay and Gary Thompson, stay on to answer more questions about being outside.

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