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Faculty Training in Mind-Body Medicine

April 12—15, 2018

This experiential program provides faculty at health professional schools with the training, tools, and strategic thinking necessary to implement mind-body medicine skills groups in their institutions. During a three-day faculty will be introduced to meditation, guided imagery, biofeedback, breathing techniques, and other mind-body approaches that can alleviate stress and foster self-awareness and self-care. Learn more

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Journals Hold Reflections of Recovering Service Members

At the Green Road healing garden, adjacent to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, MD, sick and injured service members and their families share their thoughts and experiences with future visitors by recording them in special journals.   Read excerpts


A New Definition of
Integrative Health

What's the difference between integrative health and integrative medicine? With input from more than 200 researchers, clinicians, and medical educators, the Institute developed a new definition of integrative health in collaboration with the University of Maryland Center for Integrative Medicine. Learn more 


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Natural Approaches to Pain Relief

While prescription and over-the-counter medicines can provide relief from pain, non-pharmaceutical options with fewer side effects are available. Here are suggestions for managing pain naturally from three experts who spoke at our wellness talk. Learn more

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Five Times a Feast Brings Generations Together

The aroma of fresh garlic and the music of the Temptations filled a Baltimore school classroom, where five families were gathered on a Tuesday evening in October. The adults grooved and sang along while helping their children and grandchildren chop and mix ingredients for a meal of lemon garlic shrimp with broccoli orzo. Learn more and get the recipe


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