The Art of 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: …
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 …
What To Look For And How To See It (And why this has anything to do with the Art of Medicine)What To Look For And How To See It  (And why this has anything to …
Um. Try Not to Be a Psychopath With Your PatientsI just spent such a delightful weekend with the Kripalu School of Ayurveda students, who …
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