Integrative Health News

Integrative Health is healing-oriented medicine that honors the whole person (body, mind, spirit, and interconnection), including all aspects of lifestyle.

 

Learn more about UW Health Integrative Health in the news articles below.

 

Slow Down and Savor Summer

Slow Down and Savor Summer

For many of us, the summer months have flown by in a fog of activity. Before you know it, the leaves will turn and cool temperatures will set in. To make the most of the last days of summer, the UW Health Mindfulness Program offers you four...
8/31/2018 | Slow Down and Savor Summer

How Often Should You Practice Mindfulness?

How Often Should You Practice Mindfulness?

Just about everywhere you turn, there’s an article extolling the benefits of mindfulness. Some suggest just minutes a day is all it takes, while others recommend eating mindfully or even mindful dog walking. With so much information available, ...
7/23/2018 | How Often Should You Practice Mindfulness?

Sauna-Induced Sweating Offers Many Health Benefits

Sauna-Induced Sweating Offers Many Health Benefits

If you start to sweat at the thought of your blood pressure skyrocketing, you may be on to something.People have touted the benefits of sauna therapy for hundreds of years, and increasingly, studies are finding that there is something to this age-old...
10/16/2017 | Sauna-Induced Sweating Offers Many Health Benefits

Acupuncture for Athletes

Acupuncture for Athletes

A Wisconsin race walker kept one part of her pre-race routine secret: her regular acupuncture visits. “She and her trainer both thought that was a big part of her winning, and they didn’t want people to know so she wouldn’t lose her...
5/15/2017 | Acupuncture for Athletes

Do Favorite Cold and Flu Remedies Actually Work?

Do Favorite Cold and Flu Remedies Actually Work?

It's that time of year – spring seems so far away. The temps are still freezing. And the office cold is going around. Again.When you’re battling congestion, cough, a sore throat, headaches and all around achiness, you can get desperate fo...
2/15/2015 | Do Favorite Cold and Flu Remedies Actually Work?

Mindfulness Program Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Madison, Wisconsin - Twenty years ago, Katherine Bonus walked into what was then the UW Sports Medicine Center on University Avenue. She saw a sign on a door that read, "Meditation." When she inquired about it out of curiosity, she learned that the P...
10/16/2013 | Mindfulness Program Celebrates 20th Anniversary