Treating the Whole Person

Today’s blog is about differences in the way physicians recognize and respond to the physical and spiritual dimensions of their patients. What is holistic medicine? Holistic medicine is the practice of medicine that seeks to treat the whole person—mind, body, and spirit. Some characteristics include: Emphasis on wellness; not only pursuing eradication of disease. ConsidersContinue reading “Treating the Whole Person”

Faith, Science, and Wellness

There is a body of literature of which many people, including health professionals, are unaware. It has to do with scientific evidence for positive health outcomes among people of faith vs. those who are non-religious. I intend to summarize this data for you briefly. For more information and to find citations to professional articles inContinue reading “Faith, Science, and Wellness”