I am very happy to introduce a new series called NEW Medicine Solutions where I offer practical approaches to the prevention and treatment of many common health conditions based on my 50 years of medical practice.
Winter can be a challenging season for our health so we should take action to strengthen our body and our immune system in particular.
As I celebrate my 50th year as a practicing physician I have been motivated to record briefly, my journey so far – from my childhood in Detroit, MI, through my work as founder and medical director of The Preventive Medical Center of Marin since 1984 and my career as an author and teacher. Here’s a […]
As Autumn begins it is wise to look at adjusting our lifestyle to align with the changing energy of the seasons. This will help us to Stay Healthy!
What I see in many of my male patients over 40-50 years old, is they may be experiencing low energy in various forms. Learn what can be done to treat these symptoms using Integrative Medicine.
Our interpersonal relationships can be a major source of stress when they get out of balance. Knowing how to handle conflict with others is an important skill.
April 22nd is Earth Day and we focus on what we can do to foster the health of our planet.
Attuning our lifestyle activities and choices to the changes of the seasons is one of my key healing concepts. This year my own Spring maxim is: Clean and Clear, Conscious and Creative!
The Chinese year of the Rabbit began with the new moon on January 21st. Most of us use a solar calendar, but attuning to the phases of the moon can be powerful creative process.
It is vital for our overall health to find ways to settle and balance ourselves in the midst of sometimes chaotic circumstances. Centering is a key part of my own daily health program.
Healing is a journey on all levels of our being, not just the physical, but also emotional, mental and spiritual. The common theme is ENERGY and energy flow; inner and outer; visible and invisible; the microcosm and the macrocosm. As we understand more about our connectedness and our uniqueness, we can learn to manifest our optimal health and deepest potential.
This is the second free introduction to my Evolutionary Healing Course - where I will teach about the more subtle and meta-physical aspects of health and healing. Recording now available.
With continuing concern over COVID-19, I have put together these 10 Tips for immune support and preventing viral infections. I hope you find them helpful. I have also put together posts offering stress reduction tips and other resources for these challenging times.
Growing sprouts of all kinds indoors is a great way to add fresh chlorophyll plus protein, vitamins and minerals to your diet in addition to what you're already getting fromthe fresh, leafy green veggies in your garden or at your local farmers’ market.
With the July 4th holiday, our thoughts turn to what it means to be a citizen of the U.S.A. and I have been thinking about a broader meaning for patriotism than loyalty or devotion to a single country.
This is the second year in a row that I've been featured on the cover of Woman's World. It is great to share my Integrative Medicine message, including simple, but highly beneficial approaches to detox, with supermarket shoppers across the country!
The video of my free online class in July about integrating Natural, Eastern and Western approaches for optimal health is now available on YouTube.
The video of my free class in June, called Staying Healthy in Troubled Times, is now up on Youtube.
Even if we are not impacted by the disease itself most of us are experiencing periods of stress caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Chronic stress - persistent and continuous - is its own health threat, but fortunately there are lots of excellent stress management resources online and many of them are free right now. Please send us your suggestions.
If you want to Regain Your Natural Energy then first address Stimulation Sedation Syndrome: it's a term I have coined to describe the way many people live in our modern society—using stimulating and sedating substances to manage their moods and energy—often resulting in chronic fatigue and exhaustion.
It's still not too late to sign up for Winter Detox 2021. January is an excellent time to reset your body after the Holidays. Please join me for this 2 week healing journey.
NEW Medicine is a unique combination of Natural, Eastern and Western approaches to optimal health developed and refined over the last 40 years by pioneering integrative physician Elson Haas MD.
Before modern medicine, Nature was all we had to rely upon to heal us and we sometimes forget that even with all our amazing scientific advances it is still the body's natural ability to heal that underlies all medicine
The best known form of Eastern Medicine is Traditional Chinese Medicine and my discovery and study of this ancient healing system back in the 1970's was a key to understanding a truly integrative approach to healing that I now call NEW Medicine.
This is the form of medicine that we are familiar with in the US and most modern societies. It has brought unprecedented benefits in diagnosis and treatment for many diseases that have plagued humankind for centuries. Yet, like many other scientific advances, it has its limts and its dangers.
Let's explore what it takes to the the best patient you can be so you can get the most from your Patient-Doctor relationship
The relationship we have with our doctor, or primary care provider, is key to taking responsibility for our health care. Here are the 11 qualities that I think are essential to an ideal Doctor-Patient Relationship.
Cuba's per capita cost for health care is just over $800 per year while in the US it is over $9,400, yet the two countries have almost identical rankings in the World Health Organization’s assessment of health outcomes.