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June 2014

Community Spotlight – A Caring Approach to Health Care

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Chris Larson had been working as an investment banker for a couple of years when he decided to become a doctor. Having observed the poor level of treatment his loved ones were receiving, and believing that there was a better way to help people, he left his finance career behind and enrolled in medical school.

“The doctors that were treating my loved ones are not bad doctors. I think it’s the system that’s bad,” Larson explains. “A lot of family physicians would love to spend 30 minutes to an hour with their patients and discuss lifestyle changes, but their clinics take insurance, and if you take insurance, from a financial standpoint, you cannot do that.”

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Finding Health Through Movement

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by Julie Wylie

It’s morning, an alarm has sounded and all across America women and men spring from their beds, throw open the shutters and begin their day. Eckhart Tolle says, “When you wash your hands, when you make a cup of coffee, when you’re waiting for the elevator—instead of indulging in thinking, these are all opportunities for being there as a still, alert presence.”

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