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Andrew Weil, MD

Andrew Weil, M.D., is a world-renowned leader and pioneer in the field of integrative medicine, a healing oriented approach to health care which encompasses body, mind, and spirit.

Combining a Harvard education and a lifetime of practicing natural and preventive medicine, Dr. Weil is the founder and director of the Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine (AzCIM) at the University of Arizona Health Sciences Center, in Tucson, where he is also a Clinical Professor of Medicine and Professor of Public Health and the Lovell-Jones Professor of Integrative Rheumatology. Dr. Weil received both his medical degree and his undergraduate AB degree in biology (botany) from Harvard University.

Dr. Weil is an internationally-recognized expert for his views on leading a healthy lifestyle, his philosophy of healthy aging, and his critique of the future of medicine and health care. Approximately 10 million copies of Dr. Weil’s books have been sold, including Spontaneous Healing, 8 Weeks to Optimum Health, Eating Well for Optimum Health, The Healthy Kitchen, Healthy Aging, and Why Our Health Matters.

Top 50 health questions asked Dr. Weil in 2012

Find answers to many of your health questions in this list of the top 50 health questions of 2012
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Is Your Waistline Unhealthy?

If you are a man and your waistline is over 40 inches, or a woman with a waistline over 35 inches, you are overweight if not obese and may face increased risks of health problems
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Anti-Inflammatory Diet and Healthy Aging Tips by Andrew Weil, M.D.

It is becoming increasingly clear that chronic inflammation is the root cause of many serious illnesses - including heart disease, many cancers, and Alzheimer's disease. We all know inflammation on the surface of the body as local redness, heat, swelling and pain. It is the cornerstone of the body's healing response, bringing more nourishment and more immune activity to a site of injury or infection. But when inflammation persists or serves no purpose, it damages the body and causes illness.
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Dr. Andrew Weil: Depression – my experience

Depression has many forms. Worst among them is the kind characterized by deep, soul-crushing despair, so eloquently described in novelist William Styron's 1992 book, “Darkness Visible: A Memoir of Madness,” where he states "The pain of severe depression is quite unimaginable to those who have not suffered it. . . . the grey drizzle of horror induced by depression takes on the quality of physical pain."
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Worried About Lung Cancer? by Dr. Andrew Weil, an OWC featured member

Breathing properly is fundamental to good health, and you shouldn’t take your respiratory system for granted, especially if you live in a big city. November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month; in addition to prudent supplementation and a diet rich in beta-carotene and other antioxidants, simple lifestyle steps can help promote healthy lungs for a lifetime.
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Worried About Lung Cancer?

Breathing properly is fundamental to good health, and you shouldn’t take your respiratory system for granted, especially if you live in a big city. November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month; in addition to prudent supplementation and a diet rich in beta-carotene and other antioxidants, simple lifestyle steps can help promote healthy lungs for a lifetime.
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Worried About Lung Cancer?

By:  Dr. Andrew Weil, MD Breathing properly is fundamental to good health, and you shouldn’t take your respiratory system for granted, especially if you live in a big city. November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month; in addition to prudent supplementation and a diet rich in beta-carotene and other antioxidants, simple lifestyle steps can help promote [...]
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