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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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Five Times a Feast Expands to West Baltimore

The Institute's Five Times a Feast program is back for another year of empowering community members to prepare healthy and budget-friendly meals. The eight-week series has expanded to West Baltimore, holding classes at Gilmor Elementary School in Sandtown and Paul’s Place, a community outreach center, in Pigtown. Find out what we've been doing th…

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From Stressful to Soulful

Certified culinary nutrition expert Rachel Druckenmiller, MS, shares a few of her soulful eating techniques for creating a positive, guilt-free, and joyful relationship with food. Read more to learn a few of her tips. Photo credit: Laura Toraldo Photography

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Green Road Construction in Full Swing

The Green Road Project, an outdoor oasis of respite for service members and their families, will be ready to make its debut this fall on the campus of Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. Check out the progress of construction.

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Meet Us in Las Vegas

If you're attending the upcoming International Congress on Integrative Medicine and Health in Las Vegas, join us as we share insights about healing moments, raising awareness of the social determinants of health, leveraging community programs to shape health policy.

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Why I Support the Green Road Project

Remembering childhood friends that served in the Vietnam War, Bob O'Toole of the Estridge Group of Long and Foster Realty explains why supporting the Green Road Project and providing veterans with a healing environment is a cause dear to his heart.

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