Tenet 9: The Driving Force of Health 3.0 is Love

Tenet 9: The driving force of Health 3.0 is love. What’s love got to do with it? Didn’t Tina Turner say it was just a second-hand emotion? Maybe, in fact, Tina Turner’s futile attempt to exile love from her heart points us to how similarly futile it is to exile love from [...]

By |2019-04-28T08:03:52-05:00March 7th, 2019|Categories: Concepts|Tags: , , , |5 Comments

Tenet 7: Health 3.0 is Medicine in Evolution

Tenet 7: Health 3.0 is medicine in evolution. Photo by Ashes Sitoula / Unsplash Health care evolves. We can see this happen from the outside — and on the inside. From the outside, medicine has been evolving since we humans started existing. Traditional Chinese medicine, the Siddha and Ayurveda medicine of India, the [...]

By |2019-03-07T09:25:19-06:00February 17th, 2019|Categories: Concepts|Tags: , , , |1 Comment

Medicine on Call

Medicine on Call. I had taken a hiatus at the beginning of the year.  It's given me a chance to get more engaged in our parents' health, reflect on where I want my own practice to go, and plant some seeds together with some really special people who are committed to [...]

Enough

Enough. "You just felt this huge mass in your belly now?” That’s what I asked my father about six months ago. He called that morning to tell me he was feeling something hard in his belly, and it looked “asymmetric.” I drove over to my parents’ house and examined my dad’s abdomen. [...]

By |2017-12-12T14:24:23-06:00December 12th, 2017|Categories: Intention|Tags: , , , |4 Comments

Health 3.0: Where Medicine Needs to Go

Health 3.0: Where Medicine Needs to Go. The rip-off Have you or any of your loved ones experienced our health care system lately? If so, how was that experience for you? Were you pleased with your care? Were you able to access the system easily? Did it treat you with dignity, [...]

By |2017-07-24T07:00:05-05:00July 28th, 2016|Categories: Concepts|Tags: , , , |5 Comments

Unique self and the future of medicine

Here at Conscious Medicine, we've been busy outlining a renewed framework for the future of health and wellness.  Available for download is our white paper, Unique Self and the Future of Medicine. We hope you enjoy reading it;  at stake is no less than the future of how we care for ourselves and each other.

Paleo medicine

We physicians are a stubborn lot. Much of how we practice is based on the same determinants that underlie, say, our eating choices. Tradition.  Habit.  Culture. The argument that medicine remains a cottage industry, clinging to antiquated methods of practice, is a strong one.  It's the impetus behind evidence-based medicine, which seeks to standardize health [...]

By |2014-01-03T13:20:32-06:00January 3rd, 2014|Categories: Technology|Tags: , , |1 Comment