Mind Over Medicine, BY DR. LISSA RANKIN

In my book Mind Over Medicine, I described the physiology of self-healing, how the body is geniusly equipped with natural self-healing mechanisms that get flipped on or off, depending on the state of the nervous system. BY DR. LISSA RANKIN When the nervous system is in the “fight-or-flight” sympathetic mode, which Walter Cannon at Harvard coined the “stress response,” the body’s self-healing mechanisms are flipped off. The body is not concerned about preventing infection, avoiding heart … [Read more...]

IWHC is Taking Action with LAST WEEK’S Annual 2011 Fundraising Gala!

  “IWHC is creating a climate in which it is not tolerable to accept gender inequality as a matter of course. “That means that anybody who fights for gender equity—whether in the United States, Afghanistan, Haiti, you name it—IWHC makes our lives easier. You make our lives better. You make us more effective.”-Dr. Paul Farmer, co-founder, Partners in Health, and 2011 IWHC gala honoree.Last week, the International Women’s Health Coalition (IWHC) held its annual gala at 583 Park Avenue … [Read more...]

IWHC is Taking Action with LAST WEEK'S Annual 2011 Fundraising Gala!

  “IWHC is creating a climate in which it is not tolerable to accept gender inequality as a matter of course. “That means that anybody who fights for gender equity—whether in the United States, Afghanistan, Haiti, you name it—IWHC makes our lives easier. You make our lives better. You make us more effective.”-Dr. Paul Farmer, co-founder, Partners in Health, and 2011 IWHC gala honoree.Last week, the International Women’s Health Coalition (IWHC) held its annual gala at 583 Park Avenue … [Read more...]

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