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Bipartisan Support at Inaugural Integrative and Health and Wellness Caucus

WASHINGTON, D.C., March 21, 2018 – Reps. Mike Coffman, R-CO and Jared Polis, D-CO, welcomed members of Congress, their staff and healthcare stakeholders to an inaugural meeting of the new Integrative Health and Wellness Caucus to a standing room only crowd on March 15, 2018. The collective efforts of the (more…) RELATED ARTICLES Support the […]

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Whole Person Integrative Healthcare

Call Now to Urge Congress to Advance Whole-Person Integrative Healthcare

Today’s Practitioner is calling on our readers to support the Integrative Health Policy Consortium’s (IHPC) upcoming caucus in Washington DC. A few months ago, we asked for your letters to support Whole Person Integrative Healthcare Caucus. “We are so grateful for the thousands who wrote to your elected leaders,” said Kimberly (more…) RELATED ARTICLES

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Inside Look at Establishing an Integrative Health and Wellbeing Program

Editor’s Note: The following is from Alka Gupta, MD, and Chiti Parikh, MD, Co-Directors, Integrative Health and Wellbeing, New York-Presbyterian and Alumni of the Leadership Program in Integrative Healthcare at Duke University. Gupta and Parikh take readers through their plans, from inception to completion, to create an integrative healthcare program (more…) RELATED ARTICLES

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Support the Integrative Health & Wellness Congressional Caucus

NEWS: Representatives Mike Coffman (R-Colo.) and Jared Polis (D-Colo.) have jointly launched the Integrative Health and Wellness Congressional Caucus in the House of Representatives. In a statement, Polis called integrative care the “missing piece” for health and wellness, while Coffman said it is important for patients to have “all the (more…) RELATED ARTICLES

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Letter to President Trump from Joseph Pizzorno, ND; Jeffery Bland PhD; Mimi Guarneri MD and other Integrative Care Leaders

In this letter to President Trump from Joseph Pizzorno, ND and other leading integrative health leaders, experts call for reform that moves away from the rationing of health care to improving the type of health care provided. The article, originally published Integrative Medicine, A Clinician’s Journal, Feb. 2017, Joseph Pizzorno, ND; Jeffery Bland PhD; Mimi […]

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Can You Hear Me Now? Improving Practitioner-Patient Communication

One of the most useful tools in your medical kit isn’t the latest pharmaceutical, supplement or integrative therapy, it’s patient communication. A recent small study highlighted that when it comes to complementary and alternative medicine (CAM), Americans report widespread interest and usage (30-53%% for adults, 12% children), but too often (more…) RELATED ARTICLES Insight-motivated Learning: […]

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Doctor’s Agree: Climate Change is Affecting Health

Regardless of your political leanings and whether you agree with President Donald Trump’s position on the Paris Climate Accord, doctors say the climate change is affecting health. And to add, agricultural and marine experts say climate change is reducing the levels of important nutrients in our food. Both factors could (more…) RELATED ARTICLES

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Patient Attitudes on Integrative Therapies During Hospitalization

Outpatient settings are home to an increasing menu of integrative therapies and complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) treatments. A new study shows that a majority of hospitalized patients find these services helpful. And just like outpatient care, patients are willing to pay out of pocket for these services, according to The Journal of Alternative and […]

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Balancing Priorities as Integrative Healthcare Providers

Relationships, priorities, and a life worth living when serving as a physician Essay by Adam Perlman, MD, MPH, Director of the Leadership Program in Integrative Healthcare at Duke University. Relationships are a key component to success — and sometimes failure — not only on the job but also in one’s (more…) RELATED ARTICLES Want Dynamic […]

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Medical Words of the Year: Mindfulness in Medicine

Surreal is Webster’s Dictionary 2016 word of the year. From the Brussels and Paris attacks to the election, emotions were high and answers didn’t come easily. And, as we enter into a new year, the status of healthcare in American remains a bit of a mystery. If it were possible (more…) RELATED ARTICLES Balancing Priorities […]

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