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Evidence-Based Medicine in an Era of Personalized, Integrative Healthcare


In their Sep/Oct 2014 Explore guest editorial, authors Ben Kligler, MD, MPH and John Weeks present an evenhanded look at how evidence-based medicine (EBM), versus evidence-informed medicine, is applied in real-world clinical settings.

Cancer Treatment Centers of America: 800-Pound Marketing Gorilla


CTCA’s success in distinguishing its brand as a ‘destination cancer center’ offering ‘whole person care’ is worthy of a “Harvard Business Review” case study. You’d have to live under a rock to escape their robust, ongoing television and radio advertising presence. This barely touches on CTCA’s full arsenal of resources, tools, tactics, and strategies used to feed their well-oiled business development machine.

Dietary Supplements: Harmful or Essential? Cutting Through the Unrelenting Rhetoric


Glenn Sabin and nutraceutical expert Lise Alschuler, ND, FABNO attempt to break through the din and unremitting confusion sown by the media whir around dietary supplements, the industry that champions their use and public health in general.

Dwindling Skeptics and Rise of Integrative Health and Medicine


With the field’s steady ascent we’ve witnessed a continual decline in its nonbelievers. As a 23-year cancer patient who implemented a successful integrative oncology regimen soon after diagnosis, I have witnessed—up close and personal—the inexorable march and development of integrative medicine.

The Absurd Economics of Nutrition and Exercise

Measuring the Cost of Education or Healthcare

The “three-legged stool” of nutrition, physical activity and stress reduction is at this point, beyond reproach. So exactly why then are these low cost, low tech, powerful clinical and educational interventions largely missing, or at best, minimally covered within the core medical school curriculum?

The Best Clinic and Business Model for Integrative Medicine


Clinic models inform business models and vice versa. To date, we have no established and endorsed “best practices” for specific types of integrative medicine programs, i.e., academic medical centers or solo practices. Though I often hear this would be most helpful for advancing the field, based on my professional experience, there’s no one-size-fits-all best approach for delivering integrative medicine.


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