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Heal Yourself: Mind Over Medicine With Lissa Rankin, M.D.

Airs Saturday, August 22, 2015 at 9:30 a.m. on KPBS TV

Lissa Rankin, M.D.

Credit: Courtesy of Gary Gold & Executive Program Services

Above: Lissa Rankin, M.D.

"Heal Yourself: Mind Over Medicine with Lissa Rankin, M.D.," is based on the 2013 New York Times bestselling book, "Mind Over Medicine: Scientific Proof that You Can Heal Yourself" by Lissa Rankin, M.D. It is a meticulously researched explanation of the critical role our thoughts, feelings, and beliefs play in our health and well being – and how we can harness the power of our minds to enjoy great health and longevity with specific, easy-to-do steps.

Photo credit: Courtesy of Lissa Rankin, M.D.

Give at the $144 level during our TV membership campaign and receive the Heal Yourself Virtual Retreat Package including 5 DVDs, 3 NY Times bestselling hardcover books and a meditation CD. This gift also includes enrollment in the myKPBS Savers Club plus additional online access to more than 130,000 merchant offers and printable coupons, as well as a KPBS License Plate Frame (if you're a new member). The "Heal Yourself: Mind Over Medicine" DVD only is available at $60.

Dr. Rankin is a trained ob-gyn who has emerged as one of the newest thought leaders in the mind/body medicine arena. Her work has been featured extensively in the national media, including O magazine, The New York Times, CNN, Health, Women’s Health, Self, Forbes, The Chicago Tribune, Glamour, and Cosmopolitan.

She will make an appearance in the fall on the new LISA OZ SHOW, and she enjoys a huge online following on her blog at, on Twitter, and on Facebook.

She is also the founder of The Whole Health Medicine Institute, dedicated to teaching doctors how to provide truly integrative health and wellness to patients.

Its Board includes Dr. Bernie Siegel, Dr. Larry Dossey and Dr. Christiane Northrup, who says about Lissa, “What a pleasure it is to see the next generation of physicians waking up to what I call real medicine – the kind that acknowledges our true power to heal and be well.”

Dr. Rankin was educated at Duke University, Northwestern University, and University of South Florida. She lives in Marin, California, with her husband and daughter.

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