ABOUT THE CHIEF EDITOR
Lawrence Young M.D. Is an internist in active clinical practice In New York City. He is an attending physician on the staff of New York Inflrmary-Beekman Downtown Hospital and Cabrlnl Medical Center. He is a member of the American College of Physicians, the American Medical Association, the New York County Medical Society, the New York State Medical Society, the American Holistic Medical Association and the American Society of Internal Medicine. In his clinical practice, he is a typical conventional doctor, adhering to all the established methods of diagnosis and treatment. Since age twelve, he had been interested in meditation, especially in the health- related aspects of meditation. He has met with numerous teachers in meditation and has seen numerous "health improvements" brought on by doing meditation. Now, with many years of clinical experience behind him and a wealth of first-hand knowledge on meditation. Doctor Young is leading a venture to integrate meditation into clinical medicine, trying to make meditation a simple and practical, and at the same time, a legal and ethical mode of therapy for use by doctors and nurses, at the right time and foe the appropriate Indications.