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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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Scholar's Exhibit Explores Healing Experiences

A new multimedia exhibit by Institute Scholar Paul Dieppe, MD, is a source of respite and inspiration for visitors and staff at Musgrove Park Hospital in Somerset, England.

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A New Definition of Integrative Health

What's the difference between integrative health and integrative medicine? A new definition of integrative health explains just that. With input from more than 200 researchers, clinicians, and medical educators, the Institute developed the new definition in collaboration with the University of Maryland Center for Integrative Medicine. It debuted la…

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Five Times a Feast Brings Generations Together

Replacing long-held habits with new, healthier ones can be challenging. Find out how Five Times a Feast helps families make sustainable changes while breaking down barriers to healthy home-cooked meals. Don't miss our delicious recipe for lemon garlic shrimp with broccoli orzo.

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Scholars & Fellows News: Winter 2016

Institute Fellow Andrew Ahn’s team was selected as one of two finalists in a global competition to develop a portable device--weighing less than five pounds--that can capture vital signs and assess 13 health conditions, such as pneumonia and skin cancer.

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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 in November.

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