The Biofield: Bridge between Mind and Body

Beverly Rubik Centuries ago, science discarded all notions of a vital force, although it retained concepts of invisible physical forces despite frequent objection by strict empiricists. Yet the concept of a vital force or élan vital is central to virtually all indigenous knowledge and perennial wisdom worldwide. It is often regarded as the quintessence of […]

Integrative Treatment Approaches for Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis

Leslie M. Temple Juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA), also known as juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, is a nonspecific type of arthritis appearing before the age of 16 years and lasting at least 6 weeks. JIA is the most common chronic arthritis in children. Two peaks of onset have been described at 2 to 4 and 6 to […]