Functional Medicine Model of Care Improves Quality-of-Life Outcomes

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In the first retrospective cohort study of the functional medicine model, Cleveland Clinic researchers found that functional medicine was associated with improvements in health-related quality of life. The study was published in the Journal of the American Medical Association Network Open. The two-year study examined 1,595 patients treated in ClevelandRead

Interview with Sara Gottfried, MD

In this interview with Dick Benson, editor of Integrative Medicine, a Clinician’s Journal, he speaks with Sara Gottfried, best selling author and board-certified gynecologist who specializes in helping women with natural hormone balance. The following is an excerpt of the interview, followed by the full–text interview. “Our current healthcare systemRead

New 15-minute Lyme Disease Test

As many as 300,000 people in the U.S. are diagnosed with Lyme disease every year. The disease, caused by Borrelia burgdorferi and transmitted by the bite of infected Ixodes ticks, can cause serious neurologic, cardiac, and/or rheumatologic complications if left untreated. Current diagnosis methods are complex and sometimes unreliable. ARead