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Q & A with Dr. B.

The purpose of this blog and the entire website is to provide evidence-based information on how to live a vibrant, meaningful life while living with chronic health challenges or other life challenges. Every Tuesday I post a new, very brief video from my presentations or interviews. Every Friday this Q&A column appears. Here is this […]

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Video: Hope Catalyzes Healing

In one study, oncologists were asked what they considered to be the single most important patient attribute that makes the greatest difference in patient outcomes. In treating over a hundred thousand cancer patients, over 90% of the oncologists said that the presence of hope is what makes the greatest difference.

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Q & A with Dr. B.

The purpose of this blog and the entire website is to provide evidence-based information on how to live a vibrant, meaningful life while living with chronic health challenges or other life challenges. Every Tuesday I post a new, very brief video from my presentations or interviews. Every Friday this Q&A column appears. Here is this […]

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Video: Hope is Medicine; Lack of Hope is a Curse

The most powerful treatment any doctor can administer may be that of offering sincere, authentic hope. The most deadly treatment may be that of delivering a dire prognosis without giving the patient any chance of recovery.

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Q & A with Dr. B.

The purpose of this blog and the entire website is to provide evidence-based information on how to live a vibrant, meaningful life while living with chronic health challenges or other life challenges. Every Tuesday I post a new, very brief video from my presentations or interviews. Every Friday this Q&A column appears. Here is this […]

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Video: Your Mind Can Neutralize Allergens and Even Some Toxins

In this video, I mentioned the Japanese study in which poison ivy was rubbed on the forearms of boys known to be allergic to the plant. In the first part of the experiment, a poison ivy leaf was rubbed on the forearms of teenage boys known to be allergic to it, yet, the boys were […]

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Q & A with Dr. B.

The purpose of this blog and the entire website is to provide evidence-based information on how to live a vibrant, meaningful life while living with chronic health challenges or other life challenges. Every Tuesday I post a new, very brief video from my presentations or interviews. Every Friday this Q&A column appears. Here is this […]

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Video: The Mind and Healing

“The human mind is the most underutilized and poorly utilized health resource available to us” (M. Rossman, MD). As important as it is to eat a nutrient-dense diet, get plenty of daily exercise and sleep, if you are not training your mind and working to improve wellbeing, you are not optimizing your health. There are […]

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Q & A with Dr. B.

The purpose of this blog and the entire website is to provide evidence-based information on how to live a vibrant, meaningful life while living with chronic health challenges or other life challenges. Every Tuesday I post a new, very brief video from my presentations or interviews. Every Friday this Q&A column appears. Here is this […]

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Video: Your Beliefs Have Psychopharmacological Effects

In a pharmacology class at a medical school, the pharmacology professor gave half the class a tablet that looked exactly like a well known stimulant and the other half of the students got a tablet that looked exactly like a well known sedative. Almost all the students in both groups experienced all the expected drug […]

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