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Is Medicine Killing or Saving You?

Is medicine saving us- or killing us? Are doctors helping you- or harming you? Are you improving your health by taking prescription drugs- or are you decreasing your life expectancy?† Are you gettin…

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A Vision To Heal Health Care

I once wrote a whole book that is yet unpublished called†BROKEN: One Doctorís Search For The Lost Heart Of Medicine. Itís still unpublished, but I now know the real reason Ė because my role is not jus…

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Is Medicine A Fundamentalist Religion?

For the first 36 years of my life, I was raised in a fundamentalist religion, where I was indoctrinated by zealots, frequently abused by the leaders of my religion, and oppressed when I expressed diss…

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10 Life-Threatening Mistakes You Might Make With Your Doctor

With our health care system as broken as it is, itís easy for patients Ė myself included Ė to fall into the role of victim and blame others when things donít go our way. But are you doing what you can…

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Mind Over Medicine: Healing the Body with the Mind

I just finished my upcoming book†Mind Over Medicine: Scientific Proof You Can Heal Yourself (Hay House, 2013), but Iím still researching the topic that has fascinated me for the past four years. I jus…

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What Heals Most: The Pill or The Practitioner?

In response to my blog post†Scientific Proof You Can Heal Yourself, Mind/Body Medicine expert†Dr. Susan Bernstein wrote a comment that bears highlighting. In a rousing conversation in the comments, we…

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The Doctor-Patient Relationship: Part Three

Awhile back I wrote an article about how†medicine is a spiritual practice,†and in response, I received an email from a surgery resident at Columbia University that left me in tears and inspired me to …

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In Defense of Doctors

If youíve been following my blog series about Pink Medicine, youíll see that Iíve been kind of harsh to the†doctors of the Old Medicine. Iíve put out a†global apology on behalf of physicians everywher…

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Animals, Heart, and Self

by Michael Watson, Contributor to Animals & Pets on Allthingshealing.com The equinox has passed and the weather, at home, and here at the Atlantic shore, has turned decidedly autumnal. Day aft…

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A Global Apology On Behalf Of Physicians Everywhere

Since I wrote this†post about the doctor-patient relationship of the broken, outdated, patriarchal system, Iíve been inundated with emails from all of you, telling me your horror stories. (Fortunately…

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