Health and Healing

Health and Healing

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by Andrew T. Weil M.D., Houghton Mifflin Company
     
 

In light of the health care crisis and the proliferation of HMOs, Dr. Weil has written a new introduction to this groundbreaking study of conventional and alternative medicine. Health and Healing presents the spectrum of alternative healing practices - holistic medicine, homeopathy, osteopathy, chiropractic, Chinese medicine - and outlines how they differ from

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In light of the health care crisis and the proliferation of HMOs, Dr. Weil has written a new introduction to this groundbreaking study of conventional and alternative medicine. Health and Healing presents the spectrum of alternative healing practices - holistic medicine, homeopathy, osteopathy, chiropractic, Chinese medicine - and outlines how they differ from conventional medicine.

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"A warm and clear-cut spectrum of health and healing. I recommend this book to all who are involved in or interested in wellness." - Dr. Bernie Seigel
Chicago Tribune
Andrew Weil is predicting changes in the practice of medicine and, predictably, providing the blueprint.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780395911532
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date:
05/20/1998
Edition description:
None
Pages:
296
Product dimensions:
5.51(w) x 8.25(h) x 0.74(d)

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Bernie Siegel
A warm and clear-cut spectrum of health and healing. I recommend this book to all who are involved in or interested in wellness.

Meet the Author

Andrew Weil, M.D., has degrees in biology and medicine from Harvard University. Author of the best-selling Spontaneous Healing and Eight Weeks to Optimum Health, he traveled the world experiencing and studying healers and healing systems and has earned an international reputation as an expert on alternative medicine, mind-body interactions, and medical botany. He is the associate director of the Division of Social Perspectives in Medicine and the director of the Program in Integrative Medicine at the University of Arizona in Tucson.

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