Slow Medicine Offers Alternative to Fast World

Publication: Healthline
Published on: May 21, 2015
Description: In our fast-paced world, some doctors are turning to “slow medicine” to encourage greater overall health and to counteract the effects of what they see as the overuse of medical technology and drugs.

Tags: slow medicine, slow movement, slow food, mindfulness, healthcare system, doctors, evidence-based medicine, treatment, Dr. Atul Gawande, Dr. Michael Finkelstein, Dr. Michael Hochman

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Slow Medicine | Doctor wearing a lab coat (Pixabay)

As more doctors embrace the slow medicine approach to healing, they will take on new roles in the healthcare system — as guide, teacher, listener, and motivator.