Archive for February, 2024

How to Measure Nothing

In health care, if you do not name and document a problem or a process, it remains invisible. It might as well be nothing.  The biggest problem we have for […]

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Archive for February, 2024

New Guidelines for Integrative Care of Cancer-Related Anxiety and Depression

How You Can Use the ASCO-SIO Review and Guidelines Recently, I wrote about using the American Society for Clinical Oncology and Society for Integrative Oncology’s (ASCO-SIO) joint guidelines on integrative […]

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Archive for February, 2024

NEJM Roundtable Report Now Available on Financing Health

America’s health care spending is more than double the per capita average of other high-income countries, yet health outcomes and life expectancy in the United States lag considerably. How can […]

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Archive for September, 2023

New Guidelines for Integrative Cancer Pain Treatment from ASCO and the Society for Integrative Oncology

When patients with cancer pain ask you about pain management options, what do you say?  It might depend on where you practice. Most people with cancer are treated in community […]

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Archive for July, 2023

Who pays for healing?

Salutogenesis: The creation of health and homeostasis is the underlying process of healing that occurs constantly, every second, every day from the time we’re born until we die. When it […]

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Archive for February, 2023

The Ritual of Healing

“I am back,” said Rhonda, with an energy and enthusiasm that couldn’t be faked. And she was back. Back at her volunteer job in the hospital giving out books, games, […]

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Archive for January, 2023

Whole Person Care: A Path to Wellbeing

“I am too young to have all this pain and anxiety, doc. I used to be healthy. I was deployed to Afghanistan twice and could keep up with any of […]

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Archive for September, 2022

Creating Whole Person Health in Your 50s

Group Doing Cobra Pose

Where do you go from here? Genie’s grandmother lived to be 101. She was 50 when Genie was born. So, while she probably considered herself middle-aged if she thought about […]

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Archive for July, 2022

What Men Should Know About their Health

While June may be Men’s Health Month, men’s health is important all year long. Let’s talk about the top health issues men face and ways to prevent and treat problems. […]

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Archive for February, 2022

Integrative-Health Approaches for Better Sleep

Sleep plays a vital role in long-term health and wellness and is as essential as food and water for survival.[i] A few nights without restful sleep or occasionally experiencing sleep […]

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