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The Common Principles of Slow Food and Slow Medicine

Michael Finkelstein, MD | Posted 10.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Michael Finkelstein, MD

In our mad dash towards instant gratification and easy comfort, we continue to consume empty calories that yield chronic diseases that we address pharmaceutical interventions.

In Conversation With Expert Meditation Teacher Burgs on How the Quick Fix Got Broken (And Connecting to What Really Matters)

Annie Fabricant | Posted 11.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Annie Fabricant

A 12 minute "go" when you ride the subway to work may cultivate some awareness, namely that you're either restless, lazy, fearful, judgmental, easily distracted or unable to concentrate -- but this is only the first step towards doing something about it.

Restoring the Heart and Art of Medicine

Michael Finkelstein, MD | Posted 09.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Michael Finkelstein, MD

After years of frustration churning through this system myself, unable to help patients get truly better, I left the world of conventional medicine and entered that of integrative medicine, which draws from the best of conventional, complementary, and alternative modalities of healing. My own journey led me beyond integrative medicine and into a realm I call "slow medicine."

8 Reasons To Take A Break From Your Relationship

Tinatin Japaridze | Posted 05.28.2014 | Divorce
Tinatin Japaridze

2. Stepping aside and finding yourself can be vital, especially after years of coexisting in a committed, long-term relationship.

Can Sense Prevail in a Sound Bite World?

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

Nonsense about health and weight prevails on best-seller lists; it prevails on the morning shows; it prevails in the blogosphere. It prevails not because it helps you, the buyers, but because the sellers can sell it. It prevails because false hope is a very profitable business. It doesn't have to be this way.

The Colon Cleanse Is the New Penance

Lorie Eber | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty
Lorie Eber

There are a variety of body-cleansing versions of Drano available- - juice concoctions, pills containing "all-natural herbs," enemas or laxatives. I've often wondered why GI docs don't take advantage of this trend and tell their patients that colonoscopy prep is just a colon cleanse.

The Trouble With Happiness

Carol Smaldino | Posted 12.10.2012 | Healthy Living
Carol Smaldino

The trouble with happiness, as I see it, has to do with happiness as a goal whose urgency of achievement can overwhelm shades of feeling that are necessary for growth.

Hiccups? Chapped Lips? Blisters? How To Get Rid Of These 15 Annoying Body Problems

Posted 08.14.2012 | Healthy Living

By Anne Harding They may not be life threatening, but hiccups, blisters, ingrown hairs, and other body bothers can be painful, embarrassing, and ...