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Posted by Micahel Finkelstein | March 27th, 2017

Thoughts For The Emerging Spring

I believe that our understanding of health has reached a new level and as such medicine is evolving into a new era; finally. What’s so special about this next period is that individuals will be treated with the status they deserve, on par with their doctors and other healers. This new era, though, is not…

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Posted by Micahel Finkelstein | December 30th, 2014

Slow Medicine Sees the Body as a Plant, Not a Machine

This article was first published in The Huffington Post on December 30, 2014. For many years, I have been an avid gardener. Not only does gardening have numerous health benefits related to breathing fresh air, touching mineral-rich dirt, and eating the bounty of the earth, but it also provides an inspirational model for living in sync with…

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Posted by Micahel Finkelstein | December 17th, 2014

The Slow Medicine Benefits for a Medical Practice

This article was originally published in The Huffington Post, on December 17, 2014. Kulreet Chaudhary, M.D. is an extraordinary, heart-centered physician — an integrative neurologist who combines the best of conventional and Ayurvedic medicine, with a primary focus on caring about and for her patients. She is the Director of Neurology at Wellspring Health in…

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Posted by Micahel Finkelstein | November 3rd, 2014

Paradoxically, Slow Medicine Is the Best Quick Fix for Your Health

This article was first published in The Huffington Post on November 3, 2014  I recently had the pleasure of speaking with Mark Hyman, M.D. — a leading functional medicine doctor and author of numerous books, including The Blood Sugar Solution 10-Day Detox Diet — about “quick fix” vs. “slow” approaches to medicine. Here are some excerpts from our conversation. Michael Finkelstein,…

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Posted by Micahel Finkelstein | August 26th, 2014

Slow Medicine Is the Medicine of the Future

This article was first published in The Huffington Post, on August 26, 2014  Kenneth R. Pelletier, Ph.D., M.D.(hc) — clinical professor of medicine in the Department of Medicine and professor of public health at the University of Arizona School of Medicine, and clinical professor of medicine in the Department of Family and Community Medicine and in the…

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Posted by Micahel Finkelstein | May 21st, 2014

Doctors Have a Moral Responsibility to Discuss Alternatives to Conventional Medicine

This article was first published in The Huffington Post on May 21, 2014. A growing number of scientific studies underscore the need for more training in and, by extension, dialogue about alternatives to conventional medicine, for a few reasons: First, education and information about such alternatives will empower doctors to guide their patients through the maze…

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Posted by Micahel Finkelstein | April 30th, 2014

Americans Deserve Open-Minded Discourse on Medical Options

This article was first published in The Huffington Post on April 30, 2014. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), half of America suffers from at least one chronic illness; chronic illness causes 70 percent of deaths in the United States each year; and the percentage of children and adolescents with chronic illness has quadrupled since the 1960s. Among…

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