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How Watching Birds Saved My Life

Numerous times through cancer treatment, I have found myself isolated at home or enduring a long hospital stay. Not being able to connect with nature has been one of the hardest parts of being sick. And, then, I found that I could get a front-row view watching birds through the Cornell Lab of Ornithology Bird Cams Project. Research shows that bird watching boosts mental health. It is my secret weapon to fight off sadness, anxiety and loneliness. Listen to my fascinating conversation with Ben Walters of the Cornell Lab of Ornithology about the healing power of nature.

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