Extraordinary changes are taking place in American medicine today. Driven by new scientific evidence, doctors are coming to understand that treating the body alone is not enough – the mind can also play a critical role in the healing process.
Many physicians are embracing a more holistic form of healthcare, seeking to heal the whole person. Treatments once considered fringe, including visualization, meditation and hypnosis, are being prescribed alongside high-tech western medicine. And medical schools are placing new importance on teaching the “softer side of medicine”: listening and communicating.
Hosted by Dana Reeve in one of her last public appearances, The New Medicine is a revealing look at physicians on the cutting edge of this approach
"Watch this program and it will change your life."
- Dr. Mehmet C. Oz, MD, NY Presbyterian Hospital/ Columbia University
"Every single patient should be informed that the mind has a huge impact on the body and there are ways you can take advantage of that."- Tracy Gaudet, MD, Duke Center for Integrative Medicine