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Palliative care is specialized medical care for people with serious illnesses. While focusing on providing patients with relief from the symptoms, pain, and stress of a serious illness, the goal is to improve the quality of life for both the...

Qi—the vital energy of life—is our greatest natural resource. Learning to cultivate, store, and express this vital energy can lead to improved health, creative awakening, and empowerment in every aspect of your life.

For the first time at...

We often look for quick-fix solutions to our health challenges—not realizing that these “solutions” may contribute to our problems.

Most health challenges are the result of an imbalance in our bodies and lives. By taking a Slow Medicine...

As a boy in China, qigong master Robert Peng apprenticed secretly under the legendary Buddhist monk Xiao Yao, who trained him in the martial and healing arts. As part of his training, Peng spent 100 days meditating and fasting in a dark,...

When it comes to Lyme disease, where do you turn? Many people go from doctor to doctor looking for answers about their aches and pains, sleep and mood disorders, and memory or concentration problems. Unfortunately, Lyme disease and associated...

The Chinese healing art of qigong has been a source of health and longevity for women for thousands of years. The ancient Chinese believed that hundreds of diseases come from damage to the spine, and that exercising the spine can improve...

Spending time outside is instinctive and intuitive. After all, we evolved in tandem with the natural world, though most of us—especially Americans—don't spend much time there anymore. But as anyone who heads out for a walk or travels into the...

The Gabriel Method is a holistic, mind-body approach to weight loss that focuses on addressing and eliminating the root causes of obesity.

Stress, emotional issues, inflammation, poor digestion,...

Philosophers and scientists have pondered the nature of consciousness for centuries. Now more than ever, scientists are adding some pretty interesting theories to the discussion. But is understanding consciousness simply a question of brain...

Breast cancer patients and survivors have been practicing yoga as a form of complementary alternative medicine (CAM) for years. Recent research suggests that yoga can improve their lives both during and after treatment.

In April 2012, a...

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