Health expenditures in the United States are approaching 20% of the GDP. To help reduce costs, the medical community and public health officials are expanding the search for human health solutions to social and physical determinants. Nearly 40 years of research across many disciplines (psychology, epidemiology, sociology, and more) indicates the salutary effects of metro nature. Dr. Wolf's presentation will review specific health outcomes associated with urban nearby nature for disease prevention and health promotion. Recent work on economic valuation of those benefits will be included.