Conference Presents Scientific Evidence of the Power of the Mind.
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VIRGINIA BEACH, Va.--(BW HealthWire)--Aug. 17, 2001
Virginia Beach-based conference promotes scientific studies
on mental ability to heal the physical body
Call it "the power of positive thinking", "the placebo affect" or "mind over matter".
Either way, scientists have long suspected the healing power of the mind, but have yet to produce evidence. Now, following years of extensive research, a team of eminent medical and scientific experts present documentary proof that the mind does in fact play a significant role in overcoming physical illness. A four-day conference, November 1-4, 2001, themed "Your 21st Century Self - A New Model in Science and Practice" will detail the results of their exhaustive research. The conference will be held at the Association for Research and Enlightenment The Association for Research and Enlightenment (A.R.E.) is an open-membership organization devoted to the American psychic Edgar Cayce (1877-1945). Its headquarters are in Virginia Beach, Virginia.
Founded in 1931, the A.R.E. (A.R.E.(R)) in Virginia Beach, Virginia Virginia Beach is an independent city located in the South Hampton Roads area in the Commonwealth of Virginia, on the shores of the Chesapeake Bay and the Atlantic Ocean. It is the most populous city in Virginia and the 41st largest city in the United States, with an estimated .
The conference will present evidence supportive of the role of the mind in healing, the concept of genetic determinism, holistic nursing, healing prayer, accessing your ability to self-heal, the impact of the arts on the immune system and the future of modern medicine based on the readings of Edgar Cayce.
Keynote speakers include:
--Dr. Larry Dossey, M.D., author, former chief of staff for
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including Harvard, Johns Hopkins, Cornell and the Mayo Clinic.
Dr. Dossey also served on Hilary Clinton's Task Force on Health
Care Reform in 1993.
--Barbara Dossey, RN, M.S., HNC (HNC Software Inc., San Diego, CA) A software company that specialized in products that detect credit card fraud, manage merchant risk, automate lending decisions and home valuations and manage retail inventories. Founded in 1986 by Robert Hecht-Nielsen and Todd W. , FAAN FAAN
Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing , author of Florence
Nightingale: Mystic, Visionary and Healer and a trailblazer in
the field of holistic nursing.
--Bruce Lipton, Ph.D., cellular biologist, former associate
professor of anatomy at the University of Wisconsin's School of
Medicine and a current fellow pathology student at Stanford
University's School of Medicine.
--Judith Orloff, M.D., a board-certified psychiatrist, assistant
professor of psychiatry at UCLA UCLA University of California at Los Angeles
UCLA University Center for Learning Assistance (Illinois State University)
UCLA University of Carrollton, TX and Lower Addison, TX and author of The Second Sight.
--Stephan Schwartz, a research associate of the Cognitive Sciences
Laboratory of the Laboratories for Fundamental Research, and
publisher of a daily international electronic research
newsletter, The Schwartzreport.
Belief in "Power of Positive Thinking" Garners National Attention
Long known and embraced by Eastern practitioners, the theory of "mind power" or the "inner pharmacy" originally propounded by A.R.E. founder Edgar Cayce, has transitioned into mainstream medicine in America. No longer regarded as simply a "new age" philosophy, today scientific as well as consumer news sources such as WebMD, CNN CNN
or Cable News Network
Subsidiary company of Turner Broadcasting Systems. It was created by Ted Turner in 1980 to present 24-hour live news broadcasts, using satellites to transmit reports from news bureaus around the world. and MSNBC MSNBC Microsoft/National Broadcasting Company frequently report the positive implications of research studies focusing on natural therapies. In addition, over 60% of U.S. medical schools now offer courses addressing alternatives to conventional medicine.
The conference is sponsored by four divisions of the A.R.E., including Atlantic University, the Meridian Institute, the Health, Rejuvenation Rejuvenation
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Conference prices are $325 for members and $360 for non-members with registration preceding September 1. After September 1, fees are $350 for members and $400 for non-members and $365 for members and $420 for non-members after October1. Continuing education credits are available for health professionals.
For more information on the conference, please call 1-800-333-4499 or visit the A.R.E. website at www.edgarcayce.org/conferences.
Rejuvenate Mind, Body and Soul at the A.R.E.
The Association of Research and Enlightenment (A.R.E.), an international organization headquartered in Virginia Beach, Va., is a leading resource for the mind/ body/spirit approach to health, wellness and spiritual enrichment. The A.R.E. sponsors an active international lecture, workshop and seminar program, features spa services including massage, steam, facial and foot reflexology Reflexology Definition
Reflexology is a therapeutic method of relieving pain by stimulating predefined pressure points on the feet and hands. This controlled pressure alleviates the source of the discomfort. ; has an extensive bookstore with titles in the fields of holistic health, parapsychology parapsychology, study of mental phenomena not explainable by accepted principles of science. The organized, scientific investigation of paranormal phenomena began with the foundation (1882) of the Society for Psychical Research in London. and comparative religions and offers guided travel and cruise packages to destinations around the world. All programs, conferences and health services are conducted by leading experts in their respective fields of study and licensed health technicians and physicians. Founded in 1931 by famed psychic Edgar Cayce, the A.R.E. hosts the complete collection of more than 14,000 Cayce readings and has one of the largest metaphysical libraries on the East Coast.
For more information call 1-800-333-4499 or visit the A.R.E website at www.edgarcayce.org.