Embracing the Dragon by Lindsay Beane


“Dr. Beane’s story about her son Russell is both educational and inspirational. His positive outcome is proof that healing is always possible, even in the context of a dire prognosis.”
- Kelly Turner, PhD, NY Times Bestselling author of
Radical Remission: Surviving Cancer Against All Odds

Lindsay Beane, DrPH, is a public health researcher and writer. Her gripping memoir, Embracing The Dragon, is filled with heartbreak, humor, and the science of five alternative healing approaches that she drew on to treat her son’s cystic fibrosis: acupuncture, homeopathy, nutrition, osteopathy, and herbal medicine. This story about a mother desperate to save her son’s life is a roadmap for parents seeking alternative approaches to treat their child’s battle with a serious disease.