Author Archive: Kraig Russell, M.D.

Kraig is a physician who is board certified in Hospice and Palliative Medicine. He is a graduate of Indiana University School of Medicine, and practices in Portland, Oregon. By accompanying people during times when they face serious illness and death, he has learned how relationships are central to the effective practice of medicine. Kraig has integrated tools of personal expression, through language, music, arts, and dance, into the healing environment to help achieve wholeness in all stages of life.

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Touching Technology

| March 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

The need for connection is in our genes. Our mammalian brains have developed a variety of tools to satisfy our longing for connection. Chief among them are the complimentary aspects of emotional […]

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Friends Fill In the Rough Spots

| February 1, 2015 | 1 Comment

In addition to the desire to invest in my existing relationships, I now had an opportunity to form new relationships, meet new friends, new colleagues, and engage with them in curious mutual interest. I […]

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