In So Many Words

Info-Comics by Larry Paros


Holistic Medicine

The Key Root for this column: Old English hal, "unwounded" or "unhurt," and haelen, "to make whole."

Words and Phrases List

hale, health, holistic, holy, whole

Thoughts for Today

  1. What is your definition of holistic medicine?
  2. What are your motives in seeking out alternative health practitioners?
  3. What has been your experience with them?
  4. What are their strengths? Weaknesses?
  5. How do you interpret the last paragraph of this column?