Medicine

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Fear, Seduction, & Preventative Procedures (like Mammograms): How can we make (informed) decisions?How do we decide whether or not to undergo a, “preventative” procedure like a mammogram? First, …
The Mechanics of Emotional Contagion: Who Affects Whom? Excerpt From, The Four Qualities of Effective PhysiciansDear Friends, My previous book, “How the Art of Medicine Makes the Science More Effective: …
Desire, Discipline, Decision-fatigue & DinacharyaAbstract The Problem: Sensory control v. repression of urges. The solution: Read on… I grew …
Want 30% Reduction in Heart Attacks, Strokes, and Deaths? Try this DrugAyurveda, Self-Reformation, & The Mediterranean Diet Study. [Warning: I hope this article isn’t too preachy…not …
Breast HealthDr. Welch talks about two major factors in breast health – considerations she wished all women knew about …
Good vs. Evil; Devas vs. Asuras; Good Planets vs. Bad Planets: If We are Scientific, Why We Should Even Bother With Stuff Like Myth, Movies & Astrology?A few months ago, I was reading about how one of the big Hindu Gods …
Environment as Medicine (Vaidyagrama—the Ayurvedic Eco- Village)I suppose that, at any given time, there are always at least a few places …
Becoming the Medicine We PracticeAncient Āyurvedic texts describe four qualities one must possess to become an effective physician: Excellence in …
Autumn Cleansing or Detox Programs: Why Go Austere in a Time of Harvest?It’s happened. I can feel it. You probably can too. Autumn. Quite a personality she …
Um. Try Not to Be a Psychopath With Your PatientsI just spent such a delightful weekend with the Kripalu School of Ayurveda students, who …
Oil Pulling: Miracle or Myth?About 5-7 years ago I started hearing a lot about, “oil pulling.” How it was …
Abhyanga: Ayurvedic Oil MassageThe body of one who uses oil massage regularly does not become affected much even …
Mother Nurture: Yoga and Ayurveda for Postpartum Bliss
Sin, Virtue & Plant MedicineHow Human And Plant Behavior Affect Each Other  In the summer of 2010, Dr. Robert …
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