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Return to Healing: Radical Health Care Reform and the Future of Medicine

Return to Healing: Radical Health Care Reform and the Future of Medicine

by Len Saputo, Byron Belitsos
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ISBN-13: 9781579831028
Publisher: Origin Press CA
Publication date: 10/01/2009
Pages: 266
Sales rank: 881,630
Product dimensions: 5.80(w) x 8.60(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Len Saputo, MD, is board certified in internal medicine and is the developer of a new paradigm that is now known as integral-health medicine. He founded the Health Medicine Forum and was the director of the Health Medicine Center in Walnut Creek, California--one the first integrative clinics. He lives in Walnut Creek, California.

Byron Belitsos is an editor, journalist, political activist, and the publisher of Origin Press. He is the author of The Adventure of Being Human, the coauthor of Healing a Broken World, One World Democracy, A Return to Healing, which won a Nautilus Gold award, and The Secret Revelation, and the editor of The Center Within. He is a board member of the Democratic World Federalists and was an inaugural member of Ken Wilber's Integral Institute. He lives in San Rafael, California.

Table of Contents

Dedication xv

Acknowledgments xvii

About the Author xix

Foreword xxi

Preface xxv

Introduction 1

1 A Surprise Healing of My Wife's Illness 9

2 How I Became Part of the Problem: The Story of My Medical Training 25

3 How "Scientific" Is Scientific Medicine? 47

4 How Well is America's Health Care System Working? 87

5 The Karma of Big Pharma: Questioning the Drug Industry 111

6 Wellness, Prevention, and Healing: The New Direction for Medicine 139

7 The Birth of the Health Medicine Movement 159

8 Creating an Integrative Medical Clinic 191

9 The Imperative of Radical Health Care Reform 211

Epilogue: The Spirit of Healing 245

Endnotes 249

Bibliography 263

Index 267

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