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Study Offers Insight into Patients’ Healing Journeys

A new study by three Institute Scholars and their collaborators sheds light on how people experience the journey from illness to healing. Recently published in BMJ Open, It’s one of very few studies to examine healing from the patient perspective.

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Event photoVeterans Hike Across Maryland for the Health of It

The Institute's Vet Arts Connect program partnered with Mid-Atlantic Hiking Group to create Veterans Hike Across Maryland, a program designed to improve veterans' overall health and well-being. In a series of five hikes, veterans covered 41 miles on the Appalachian Trail in Maryland.

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Service Members Share Reflections at Green Road

While recovering from illnesses and injuries, service members, their families, and caregivers have shared their thoughts in special journals at the Green Road healing garden, adjacent to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, MD.

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Gluten Disorders Expert Packs the House at Holiday Market & Wellness Expo

AUDIO. In his keynote address, Dr. Alessio Fasano shared research that sheds new light on the way we should think about the origins of inflammation and disease. His message: Health is not dictated by genetics. We have more influence than most of us may realize. Listen to his presentation here.

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Service Members Share Reflections at Green Road

While recovering from illnesses and injuries, military service members and their families have been sharing their thoughts in special journals at the Green Road healing garden, adjacent to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, MD. Read excerpts from the journals here.

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Veterans Hike Across Maryland for the Health of It

The Institute's Vet Arts Connect program partnered with Mid-Atlantic Hiking Group to create Veterans Hike Across Maryland, a program designed to improve veterans' overall health and well-being. In a series of five hikes, veterans covered 41 miles on the Appalachian Trail in Maryland.

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Fellow Andrew Ahn's Team Named XPRIZE Winner

VIDEO: Insitute Fellow Andrew Ahn, MD, MPH, discusses the portable diagnostic device his team enteted in the global Qualcomm Tricorder XPRIZE competition. Weighing just five pounds, it can diagnose at least 13 medical conditions,

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Study Offers Insight into Patients’ Healing Journeys

A new study by three Institute Scholars and their collaborators sheds light on how people experience the journey from illness to healing. Recently published in BMJ Open, It’s one of very few studies to examine healing from the patient perspective.

Read more