Energy Medicine and the Path to Globally-Sustainable Health
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Dietert, Rodney R.; Jonsson, Melissa Joy; Mengistu, Kidest; Dietert, Janice M.
This paper provides key points regarding the significance of energy medicine, a category of complementary and alternative medicine, to a global healthcare approach that is accessible, inclusive, individually-tailored, holistic, and sustainable. The ongoing epidemic of chronic diseases has stretched healthcare systems beyond their capacities, revealed fundamental inadequacies (e.g., to provide equitable access, holistically-driven health and well-being, and a life-course approach to quality of life), and shown that the current approach is unsustainable. Energy Medicine facilitates a way forward for an integrative and sustainable global health approach that redirects care toward greater order vs. disorder and ease vs. dis-ease for individuals and communities.
Energy medicine; Sustainability; Sustainable healthcare; Complementary and alternative medicine; Western allopathic medicine; Healthcare costs; Healthcare accessibility; Holistic care; Wellness; Well-being; Chronic diseases; Prescription drugs; Individuals; Communities; Health risks; Integrative medicine; Endocrine disruptors; Preventive approaches; Mind-body; Biofields; World Health Organization; National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine
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Dietert RR, Jonsson MJ, Mengistu K, Dietert JM. 2013. Energy medicine and the path to globally-sustainable health. Cornell University, Ithaca, NY. http://hdl.handle.net/1813/31539
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