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TAKING NOTES: @FXMed’s “Applying Functional Medicine in Clinical Practice” Conference (Part 1)

Editor’s Note: The Institute for Functional Medicine hosted the “Applying Functional Medicine in Clinical Practice” conference in Minneapolis the week of September 16, 2013. Three of Experience Life’s senior editors were able to attend throughout the week.  This conference was overflowing with amazing information. It is geared primarily for healthcare providers, so attending it as… Read more »

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United States of Diabesity

One in two Americans is suffering from diabesity, and most of them don’t even know it. Why? Because most doctors are not trained to treat the single biggest chronic disease in America. The good news? Diabesity can be prevented, treated and reversed. Dr. Mark Hyman explains how.

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I Love My Brain

For many reasons I am in love with my brain, your brain, the brain. Yet until recently, I’ve known next to nothing about the most phenomenal organ in my body. Thanks to Jill Bolte Taylor’s book, My Stroke of Insight, I am on a new mission: Know thy brain. In doing so, I have a… Read more »

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A Path out of Depression

There’s a reason that most so-called primitive cultures have avoided the depression epidemic afflicting industrialized nations. In a provocative book, a clinical psychologist suggests that adopting more hunter-gatherer habits can help us escape the blues.