An Alternative to Too Many Meds

Dear Readers, going forward for the next couple of months, I will mostly be posting great blogs by my colleagues from around the US and world. Enjoy this piece by Eric Nelson, my colleague in Northern California.   It’s called polypharmacy.  Put simply, it’s when someone uses more medication Continue Reading

Ancient Wisdom Benefits Modern Health Care


  Dear Readers, enjoy this peace by my colleague Russ Gerber on the value to our health of quiet prayer and stillness. Russ is the spokesperson for the Christian Science church. Ancient Wisdom Benefits Modern Health Care   The rising tide of health information — from advertising, Continue Reading

Dementia and Drug Free Solutions

Dear Readers, yesterday's USA Today featured a lengthy piece on Alzheimer's disease focusing on the status of occurrence and treatment as well as on a national effort to increase funding and efforts to find a cure. This piece, by my colleague in London, Tony Lobl, brings a perspective not covered by Continue Reading

Rambo II? No, Placebos II!

Dear Readers, A couple significant new studies on placebos have been circulating. Before the conversation gets stale, I wanted to share one colleague's follow up on a couple of those studies. Enjoy this piece from Ken Girard in Massachusetts. Thursday, January 5, 2012 at Continue Reading

HHS Gives States Gift of Choice

A couple weeks ago, the federal Secretary of Health and Human Services gaveN ew Mexico– and all other states – a significant Christmas gift: The gift of choice.   After almost two years of waiting for HHS to issue its “Essential Health Benefits” (EHBs) – which would have created federal Continue Reading

Gratitude & Health

Enjoy this recent piece by my colleague in Southern California. Integrative Medicine and Dr. Andrew Weil § December 8th, 2011 § Filed under Notes from Don Ingwerson § Tagged Don Ingwerson, Dr. Andrew Weil, gratitude, healing, health care Leave a Comment- § 5 Comments Photo illustrated by James Continue Reading

They Are Listening

Dear Readers, please enjoy this guest piece by my colleague in southern California.     10/21/2011 12:55 PM PDT Tags: prayer, health, alternatives, David, Myers, Amy, Wachholtz, Usha, Sambamoorthi   Last year I heard a commencement speaker tell the graduates not to be afraid Continue Reading