Andrew Weil's national best seller Health and Healing is now available completely unabridged on audio for the first time ever!
Dr. Weil’s groundbreaking handbook for people who want to take control of their lives and their health presents the full spectrum of alternative healing practices, including holistic medicine, homeopathy, osteopathy, chiropractic, and Chinese medicine, and outlines how they differ from conventional approaches. The philosophical basis for his work in integrative medicine and optimum health. Health and Healing draws on Weil’s own vast clinical and personal experience, as well as on case studies from around the world.
©2004 Andrew T. Weil (P)2011 Simon & Schuster
Doc mom, Voracious Audible Listener, and regular Amazon customer from way back when it was just an online bookstore.
I appreciated the conceptual nature and premise of the book. As a family physician I am frustrated by the blind following of "evidence," that often causes harm and ignorance of therapeutic options that are too often ignored or misrepresented by most allopathic (and osteopathic) physicians. At the same time I would like to see more collaboration amongst other health practitioners. "Health and Healing" provides a solid foundation around why working together and continuously questioning our "science," is good medicine. I look forward to more in depth topics aimed at clinicians as well as the growth of integrative medicine in my own as well as other's practice.
My biggest frustration about the narration was the constant mispronunciation of medical terms. If a narrator plans to perform a medical book, the need to learn the words. The errors potentially downgrade the books authority, which is unfortunate.
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