FON: The Business of Integrative Health & Medicine

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An Open Letter to My Friend, John Weeks: By NCCAM’s Josephine Briggs

NIH’s NCCAM Director Dr Josephine Briggs writes open letter to integrative health and medicine leader, organizer and pioneer, John Weeks.

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.

Hospital Systems Ignore Integrative Medicine at their Peril

The majority of hospital systems and cancer centers in major U.S. markets now offer an integrative medicine program of some shape or form.

A Patient’s Perspective on the Atlantic’s “The Triumph of New Age Medicine”

Glenn Sabin’s unique perspective on the Atlantic piece, The Triumph of New Age Medicine by David H. Freedman, and the debate that has followed in its wake.

Leveraging the Science

h5. Most integrative medicine clinics and centers do a poor job communicating to their patients and prospective patients about the evidence supporting their clinical recommendations and interventions. h5. While it’s accurate to say that the science base for integrative medicine is a mere fraction of that for conventional interventions and pharmaceuticals, the amount of quality…

CAM is Dead

Over the past 25 years, practitioners integrating the best of Western and Eastern medicine have endured a series of catch-all titles describing their model of care.  Until recently, all medicine not tacking closely to Western conventional allopathic care was termed “alternative”. The term complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) began to seep into mainstream medical vernacular…

 
 
 

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