Archive for April, 2018

The Proven Power of Alternative Medicine and its Ability to Heal

The healing process is understood and applied in many traditions and by wise physicians today but has been obscured by modern medicine’s obsession with external agents, such as pills, procedures, and supplements. While many of these technologies and treatments are extremely valuable, this hyperfocus and the economic rewards driving them has largely squeezed out the […]

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Archive for April, 2018

Healing Tool Series: Matching the Right Diet to the Right Patient

A therapeutic diet guide for patients with various chronic conditions or diseases. “Healing Tools” summaries are a collection of evidence-based resources to help providers and patients use integrative health approaches to improve health and wellbeing. This tool is for: Providers This tool was created by: Medscape SUMMARY What is this tool for? Conflicting nutrition studies and inadequate […]

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Archive for April, 2018

The One Aspect of Healing Our Healthcare System Gets Wrong

When I began practice as a young doctor, I thought that the treatments I gave to patients were the primary reason they got well. But after almost 40 years of seeing patients as a mainstream family doctor, diving deeply into the science of healing at Walter Reed, the National Institutes of Health and Samueli Institute, […]

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Archive for April, 2018

Healing Tools Series: Managing Behavioral Health Issues in Primary Care: Six Five-Minute Tools

Practical five-minute strategies for family physicians to support patients with depression, anxiety and other behavioral health issues “Healing Tools” summaries are a collection of evidence-based resources to help providers and patients use integrative health approaches to improve health and wellbeing. This tool is for: Providers: CME available This tool was created by: Michelle D. Sherman, PhD, Laura […]

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Archive for April, 2018

Healing Tool Series: NIH National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health Clinical Practice Guidelines

Clinical practice guidelines focused on, or containing information about, complementary, alternative, and integrative medicine. “Healing Tools” summaries are a collection of evidence-based resources to help providers and patients use integrative health approaches to improve health and wellbeing. This tool is for: Providers This tool was created by: NIH National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health SUMMARY What […]

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Archive for April, 2018

Cochrane Collaboration: Complementary Medicine Group

Systematic reviews on complementary, alternative, and integrative medicine therapies “Healing Tools” summaries are a collection of evidence-based resources to help providers and patients use integrative health approaches to improve health and wellbeing. This tool is for: Providers Patients and their family members may also find the reviews useful since public summaries are also available This tool […]

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