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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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Institute Co-Presents Research Methodology Workshop in Hong Kong

The Institute for Integrative Health is partnering with the Hong Kong Institute for Integrative Medicine and Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong to host a workshop on research methods for integrative medicine, December 7-9, 2016, in Hong Kong.

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Measuring Positive Health Outcomes: A Panel Discussion

VIDEO: The Institute hosted an expert panel to explore the challenges and developments in measuring integrative health outcomes. A broader range of metrics demonstrating the impact of integrative health practices would help to shift the way medical professionals, policy leaders, and patients view health and wellness.

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Boost Your Mood, Enhance Your Heart Health

Listening to music, attending a comedy show, and enjoying a bowl of fresh blueberries are ways you can improve your mood and prevent or heal cardiovascular disease. Get more holistic health tips from behavioral cardiologist Michael Miller, MD,

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A Natural Road to Recovery for Injured Warriors

More than 200 guests, including Senator Barbara Mikulski, celebrated the official opening of the Green Road, a two-acre healing environment for injured military service members at Naval Support Activity Bethesda, home of Walter Reed National Military Medical Center

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Cooking Battle Culminates Summer Program

Mission Thrive Summer students demonstrated their culinary and kitchen skills by preparing healthy recipes and presenting to a panel of judges. The students had the chance to put the knowledge they've acquired the past five weeks to the test and competed for the title of Top Kitchen Crew.

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