Industry, Academia and Private Clinics Come Together to Provide a Naturopathic Residency Model

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Residencies for medical doctors, where clinical experience is deepened and formalized, are paid for by the Federal government. This important component of medical education readies providers for successful employment and careers. At this time, naturopathic doctors (NDs) are not included in government funded free post-graduate residency opportunities. The Institute forRead …

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Commentary/Into the Future: Amazon and the Rise of Personal Healthcare

In this commentary on the future of healthcare, Dr. Robin Gaster shows the powerful influence Amazon and technology play in the role of medicine and the rise of personal healthcare. By Robin Gaster/ For 100 years, retailers have segmented the broad marketplace into groups – soccer moms, or Millennials, orRead …

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Web Based Platform: 14 Different Diseases with Common Metabolic Pathways

In medicine, the terms like remarkable and ground breaking seldom occur. However researchers from Cambridge University and the Institute of Computational Biology, Munich, Germany have done something beneficially remarkable by identifying 14 different diseases with common metabolic pathways and placing the information on an open access webserver. As is wellRead …

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Successfully Launch An Online Wellness Education and Lifestyle Medicine Program

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Since the pandemic, they way you manage your patient relationships, their wellness goals and market your practice has no doubt changed. Even if you thought everything was covered before the world turned upside down, there is much to learn in this new digital age of medicine. And, there’s always somethingRead …

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Defining and Fulfilling True Patient-Centered Care

Though the popular catch-phrase “patient-centered care” is often used, but it may be missing the mark because needs are not being met in this COVID-19 era of care. Patient drop outs and refusals are common with telemedicine becoming more common, as a recent telemedicine Cochran Database study shows. In thisRead …

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The Benefits of Becoming a Lifestyle Medicine Practitioner

The new Lifestyle Medicine (LM) diplomas and lifestyle medicine’s recent addition to the curriculum at medical schools such as Cambridge University represent its emergence as a standalone specialty. However, despite its basis in a holistic approach to health, LM is not a complementary or alternative form of medicine. It isRead …

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Prehabilitation Reduces Costs and Increases Recovery after Surgery

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We know about rehabilitation, but have you heard of prehabilitation?  It’s the practice of preparing patients for an upcoming surgery with healthy lifestyle behavior practices. Researchers say the benefits are worth the effort. In the weeks before the surgery, prehabilitation encourages patients to move more, eat healthier, cut back onRead …

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Webinar: Practical Implementation of Clinical Nutrition in 2020

Join Dr. Alex Vasquez as he updates his clinical nutrition and immune strategies for 2020, and provides practical tips for implementing this timely nutrition program with your patients. This video presentation combines a review of the latest scientific research with clinical pearls to help you achieve the best outcomes in yourRead …

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More than Half of U.S Physicians Recommend at Least One Complementary Health Approach to Patients

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A new study has shown that more than half (53.1%) of office-based physicians in the U.S., across specialty areas, recommended at least one complementary health approach (CHA) to their patients during the previous 12 months, with female physicians (63.2%) more likely to recommend a CHA than male physicians (49.3%). ThisRead …

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