Pioneers in Health are Vital to New Ways of Healing

Pioneers in Health are Vital to New Thinking

by Don Ingwerson Many are welcoming reports that the practice of medicine is changing. How much and how fast is still anyone’s guess. One article profiling this change is “More hospitals offering alternative therapy services,” written by Los Angeles Times seasoned-reporter Duke Helfand. Hefland writes that alternative therapies, including meditation, relaxation training, homeopathy, and chiropractic […]

The Role of Spirituality in Health Care

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My colleague Eric Nelson is the media and legislative spokesperson for Christian Science in Northern California and has had articles published and featured in numerous newspapers. I thought my Southern California readers would appreciate reading his recent column on consciousness and health. In 2002, Dr. Donald Moss, then president of the Association for Applied Psychophysiology […]

If It Heals You Does It Need to Be Measured?

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In his Huffington Post piece my colleague and health writer Tony Lobl ponders an interesting point – If you cannot measure it, does it exist – and considers important “immeasurables” like spiritual healing experiences. He begins with what Dr. Brené Brown has to say. “If you cannot measure it, it doesn’t exist,” Brené Brown was told […]

A Key Ingredient to Handling Stress: Lean on the Divine

A Key Ingredient to Handling Stress: Lean on the Divine

by Don Ingwerson I live in an area of the country where a lot of families have lost their homes and businesses because of economic conditions. Kids have changed schools and friends. Moms and dads have new pressures – many outside their control. The deeper I look into my community, region, and nation, the more […]

Patient Control of Health Reduces Fear, Overtreatment

Patient Control of Health Reduces Fear, Overtreatment

by Don Ingwerson Medical overtreatment is leading us to “be sicker and poorer” according to Shannon Brownlee, acting director of the health policy program at the New America Foundation. Brownlee describes the medical scenario that leads her to this conclusion as: “Sometimes the test leads you down a path, a therapeutic cascade, where you start […]

Lives Lived: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Healed Through Prayer

Lives Lived: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Healed Through Prayer

by Don Ingwerson Here is another great example of the power of prayer. Meet Hilary. She was diagnosed with M.E. disease (chronic fatigue syndrome) and couldn’t find a medical solution. She later accepted a Christian Science practitioner’s offer to pray for her, and within months she recovered fully. Lives Lived videos can be found on […]