The On Being Project

Esther Sternberg
Esther Sternberg

is a rheumatologist, immunologist, and the research director at the Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine at the University of Arizona. She was formerly at the National Institutes of Health. Her books include Healing Spaces: The Science of Place and Well Being and The Balance Within: The Science Connecting Health and Emotions.

Election Stress and What to Do About It

An immunologist thinks through the deeper sources of election stress, and offers up cognitive and spiritual solutions to the anxiety we feel.

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Election Stress and What to Do About It

The Mind-Body Interaction in Disease

The brain and the immune system continuously signal each other, often along the same pathways, which may explain how state of mind influences health The belief that the mind plays an important role in physical illness goes back to the earliest days of medicine. From the time of the ancient Greeks to the beginning of […]

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