Dr. Andrew Weil: The Importance of Being in Connection With Elders

 

In most of the world old people are part of extended families—and deep sources of wisdom.

 
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Dr. Andrew Weil is a clinical professor of internal medicine and director of the Program in Integrative Medicine at the University of Arizona’s Health Sciences Center in Tucson. An M.D. from Harvard Medical School, Dr. Weil is an internationally recognized expert on medicinal herbs, mind-body interactions, and integrative medicine. He is the author of nine books, including such best-sellers as “Spontaneous Healing,” “Eight Weeks to Optimum Health,” and “Eating Well for Optimum Health.” In addition, he has a monthly consumer health newsletter, “Self Healing.”

 

 
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