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Integrative Health

The Mighty Oyster Mushroom: The Workhorse Of Gourmet Fungi

Paul Stamets | Posted 03.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Paul Stamets

Of all mushrooms commonly consumed, oyster mushrooms in the genus Pleurotus stand out as exceptional allies for improving human and environmental health.

Ayurveda for Detox With Dr. John Douillard

GAIAM TV | Posted 03.18.2013 | Healthy Living
GAIAM TV

In his video, Douillard focuses on using ayurvedic traditions to remove toxins from the body in order to feel healthier, happier and lighter. Feeling good allows us to show up for our lives with energy and strength.

Think Outside the Box

Dr. Robert A. Kornfeld | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Robert A. Kornfeld

The beauty of integrative medicine is it is a paradigm of health optimization. It is a paradigm that can ultimately improve the quality of the life experience. If there are people out there who object to this, then I must ask what they have to lose by embracing change.

The Benefits of Probiotics

Julie Chen, M.D. | Posted 10.03.2012 | Healthy Living
Julie Chen, M.D.

Many patients think that probiotics are only good for gastrointestinal issues, but they have other benefits as well. Sure, it can be a great friend to our gut function, but it also can help those with frequent infection issues.

A Healing Balance

Carre Otis | Posted 10.16.2012 | Healthy Living
Carre Otis

My own path towards wellness has been a long and dynamic one. It's taught me that healing from the inside out takes time and there can be great value in various sources of guidance.

U.S. Agency to Fund National Coordinating Center for Integrative Medicine

John Weeks | Posted 09.19.2012 | Healthy Living
John Weeks

Any self-respecting, institution-building director of a federally-backed center with a title as encompassing as the National Coordinating Center for Integrative Medicine would be a fool to let that mantle slip when HRSA's $800,000 is spent down in two years.

Embodied Spirituality: 'The Body Is The Glory Of The Soul'

Rabbi Bradley Shavit Artson | Posted 09.12.2012 | Religion
Rabbi Bradley Shavit Artson

In our age, many identify a spiritual life precisely with an otherworldly attitude, one that looks upon physical things as somehow destructive. We need not be chained to this toxic split.

The Supreme Court and Health Reform: Much Is at Stake for Integrative Medicine

John Weeks | Posted 08.26.2012 | Healthy Living
John Weeks

As we wait on the U.S. Supreme Court's decision on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, I find myself focusing on the meaning of full repeal to a limited but growing part of U.S. health care: integrative medicine.

How Naturopathic Doctors Are Proving the Value of Integrative Medicine

John Weeks | Posted 08.13.2012 | Healthy Living
John Weeks

In search of the science to support whole person, integrative medical care, the emerging guild of board-certified integrative M.D.s may use a strategy favored by the naturopathic doctors 30 years ago.

Pesticides and Personal Care Products Pollute Our Environment

Dr. Richard Palmquist | Posted 05.08.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Richard Palmquist

The truth is that the more we know about health and about health care, the better the decisions we can make. Integrative medicine gives us new tools to consider in our quest for better living.

New Bravewell Report a Goldmine for Those Intrigued by Integrative Medicine, Pandora's Box to Skeptics

John Weeks | Posted 04.17.2012 | Healthy Living
John Weeks

Bravewell's report, "Integrative Medicine in America: How Integrative Medicine is Being Practiced in the United States," opens a treasure trove of riches for those intrigued by the emerging field.

Dean Ornish Talks Lifestyle As Treatment At NYC's Integrative Healthcare Symposium

Posted 02.12.2012 | Healthy Living

It's not every day that you hear a medical doctor suggest that lifestyle changes can be a form of treatment that can reverse -- not just help prevent ...

The Healing Benefits Of Touch

Julie Chen, M.D. | Posted 03.13.2012 | Healthy Living
Julie Chen, M.D.

Even as recent as just a few decades ago, the laying of hands and massage therapy or manual therapy was considered a normal natural part of medicine. In more recent times, massage and manual therapy is seen as more of a luxury rather than a necessary part of healing and wellness.

Catherine Pearson

The New Old: How Mainstream Medicine Is Opening Up To Integrative Health

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine Pearson | Posted 11.15.2011 | Healthy Living

When students elect to spend a month learning about integrative medicine at the University of Maryland, they study by working with the toughest, most ...

Exploring Integrative Veterinary Practice

Dr. Richard Palmquist | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Richard Palmquist

Before I knew about integrative medicine, it was easy to tell someone that nothing else could be done. I now realize how little we really know about physical and mental healing at all.

Got Acid Reflux? Will Your Medicine Break Your Bones??

Ashley Koff | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Ashley Koff

What is Acid Reflux, really?

Alternative Medicine Is Being Integrated Into The Mainstream

AP | MARILYNN MARCHIONE | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

BALTIMORE — At one of the nation's top trauma hospitals, a nurse circles a patient's bed, humming and waving her arms as if shooing evil spirits...

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?

Something's Gotta Give: Ten-Point Plan for Integrative Health Care Reform

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

In the current economic climate, we no longer have the luxury of ignoring the holes in our health care policy. These ten policy changes can begin to institute the best of integrative care.