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Put the Script Pad Down: FDA’s New Drug Approvals Pose Significant Risks

For every 100 new drugs introduced in the market, there have been 34 withdrawals or new black box warnings in the past 25 years. Since 1992, FDA sped up the pace and approval process for pharmaceutical companies willing to pay a fee. Approval time was cut in half, but with (more…) RELATED ARTICLES






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College Students’ Familiarity with CAM Supplements

With parents administering medicinal herbs to children as a preventive alternative to traditional drugs, the research team thought it would be interesting to assess the use of these products during the transition into adulthood through college life. The purpose of this study was to research college students’ perceptions of, familiarity (more…) RELATED ARTICLES Thyroid Autoimmune […]






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Collaborative Practices: Interprofessional Approaches to Diabetes

Delivering quality, cost-effective patient care to diabetics can sometimes be inhibited by practitioner “turf” battles. Optimally, care is delivered most effectively when the entire team of health-care providers collaborates and allows specialized expertise to help patients manage their diabetic symptoms. Four best-practice examples illustrate this concept. By Kristin (more…) RELATED ARTICLES Diabetes Drug-Induced Nutrient Depletion […]











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Changing Landscape of Nutrition and Dietetics: Specialty for Integrative and Functional Medicine

COMMENTARY Traditional jobs in clinical nutrition where registered dietitians (RDs) serve inpatients in hospitals are yielding to growing opportunities in other practice settings as educators, clinicians, and nutritional genomics specialists. The landscape of nutrition and dietetics is responding to the evolving challenges in health care today, and the strong increase (more…) RELATED ARTICLES Food: The […]











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