The Barriers for Implementing Complementary Medicine into Physician Training
November 27, 2013
A study conducted by the Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) determined barriers that are the most obstructive to implementing Complementary and Alternative Medicine and Integrative Medicine into family medicine residency programs.
Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine at UCSD – Natural Supplements: An Evidence-Based Update 2014
November 22, 2013
On January 29-February 1, 2014, the Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine at UCSD will present "Natural Supplements: An Evidence-Based Update," at the Hilton San Diego Hotel.
CAM is Cost-effective in Treating Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease
November 1, 2013
Bastyr University examines how CAM is both cost-effective and effective in treatment when dealing with diabetes and metabolic syndrome of cardiovascular disease.
The Affordable Care Act: A Positive Impact on Alternative Medicine
November 1, 2013
PBS News reviews the way alternative treatments could become more prevalent under Affordable Care Act.
How Acupuncture Relieves Stress
June 29, 2013
A new study by Dr. Ladan Eshkevari and colleagues at the Georgetown University School of Nursing uses electronic acupuncture on rats to further understand the molecular basis behind acupuncture's benefit.
Tai Chi and Qigong for the Treatment and Prevention of Mental Disorders
May 7, 2013
This summary covers a book chapter published in the text Complementary and Integrative Therapies for Psychiatric Disorders. The chapter was written by Dr. Ryan Abbott, MD, JD, MTOM, an associate professor at Southwestern Law School, and Dr. Helen Lavretsky, MD, MS, a Professor In-Residence in the Department of Psychiatry at UCLA.
Escape Fire: The Fight to Rescue American Healthcare
April 23, 2013
Escape Fire: The Fight to Rescue American Healthcare, produced and directed by Matthew Heineman and Susan Froemke, highlights the current cost and unsustainability of healthcare, but also the potential solution of a more integrative, high-touch, and low-cost intervention.
The ACCAHC on “Meeting the Nation’s Primary Care Needs”
April 22, 2013
Michael Goldstein, PhD, from the Fielding School of Public Health at UCLA and Mr. John Weeks, Executive Director of the Academic Consortium for Complementary and Alternative Health Care (ACCAHC), address the need for more primary care providers in the March 2013 white paper "Meeting the Nation's Primary Care Needs."
Human Capital Blog on Strengthening Integrative and Preventive Medical Education in 2013
April 18, 2013
Jamila Williams, MD, MPH and Sangita Chakrabarty, MD, MSPH, FACOEM emphasize the complementarity of preventive and Integrative Medicine, and showcases an institution that is striving to improve programs in the education of these fields in 2013.
The Science of Acupuncture
April 7, 2013
BBC Documentary "The Science of Acupuncture" follows Professor Kathy Sykes from Bristol University as she investigates how and why science is beginning to respond to centuries old remedies.