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Andrew Weil

Disease Mongering: Good For Big Pharma, Bad For You

Dr. Andrew Weil | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Andrew Weil

There is a growing trend to promote diseases to fit existing drugs. As a culture, we should be suspicious whenever we hear of a new "disease," and ask whether it may just be a marketing ploy.

Fear, Greed and X-Rays

Dr. Andrew Weil | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Andrew Weil

Fear and greed are potent motivators. When both of these forces push in the same direction, virtually no human being can resist. And doctors are human beings.

The Question No One Asks About Healthcare

Dr. Andrew Weil | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Andrew Weil

Given that we all want health and spend trillions to "care" for it, it's sobering how little thought we give to the true meaning of the term.

Should You Get Your Drug Information From An Actor?

Dr. Andrew Weil | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Dr. Andrew Weil

Sally Field is a talented actor. But what qualifies her to promote Boniva, an osteoporosis drug that is of limited benefit, has worrisome side effects, and for which there are natural alternatives that merit careful consideration?

Why I Am A Conservative On Health Care Reform

Dr. Andrew Weil | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Andrew Weil

Since when is it conservative to embrace new, overpriced, corrupt systems, like the health-destroying and ruinously expensive protocols of much of modern medicine?

Let's Take the Stomachache Out of Health Care Reform: One Patient's Story

Dr. Andrew Weil | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Andrew Weil

Simple, safe and inexpensive protocols should be the new foundation of American health care. It is the key to cutting the out-of-control costs that are sinking the system.

The Wrong Diagnosis

Dr. Andrew Weil | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Andrew Weil

Even worse than its stratospheric cost is the fact that American health care doesn't fulfill its prime directive -- it does not help people become or stay healthy.

Alternative Medicine is Mainstream

Deepak Chopra | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Deepak Chopra

It's time to move past the debate of alternative medicine versus traditional medicine, and to focus on what works, what doesn't, for whom, and under which circumstances.

Resolving to Care: Integrative Health Care Reform

Alison Rose Levy | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Alison Rose Levy

Why would the Wall Street Journal bother to devote space to knocking integrative physicians, Deepak Chopra and Andrew Weil?