Integrative Medicine

WellCare Unveils New Holistic Health Brand – “Beyond Healthcare. A Better You.”

Holistic Health Brand What happens when large health plan decides health is more than clinical visits? They form a new holistic health brand and announce it to the world! WellCare’s new “Beyond Healthcare. A Better You.” says it so well! For more than 20 years, WellCare has been helping members live better, healthier lives by …

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Federal agencies partner for military and veteran pain management research

Nondrug Pain Management The U.S. military and VA often lead the way for complementary therapies. The referenced article looks at nondrug pain management research for chronic pain. U.S. agencies partner on research that focuses on nondrug approaches for pain management in military personnel and veterans; NCCIH is the lead for this multi-agency initiative.Studies report nearly …

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Holistic health care shift underway

Holistic Health Care Shift There is a holistic health care shift underway that is disrupting conventional medical care. In the early 1900’s the leading causes of death were infectious diseases. In this century, the leading causes of death are non-infectious chronic diseases. These illnesses, like heart disease, are often the result of our hectic lifestyles. …

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The effects of holistic health group interventions

Holistic Health Group Interventions New research shows that culturally sensitive sessions of holistic health group interventions help mild cognitive impairment. Persons with mild cognitive impairment (PwMCI) are at a higher risk of developing dementia than those without cognitive impairment. This research study aims to evaluate the effectiveness of a holistic health group intervention, which is …

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Integrative Medicine Courses Increase at Medical Schools

Integrative Medicine in Med School This article has an absolutely key learning for any form of medicine. Physicians need to become more familiar with integrative medicine. As the article says, “a person’s overall wellness cannot be measured simply by looking at the health of various organs.” Heffron, the former director of Brown’s medical school concentration in integrative …

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