America’s Pain Epidemic Needs Voices and Wisdom from Integrative Medicine

America has a pain epidemic. The symptom is opioid addiction. The solution? It lies within integrative medicine. It’s time to speak up because as solutions like the NIH HEAL Initiative (Helping to End Addiction Long-term) and this week’s JAMA opinion column on HEAL are released, it’s clear that something is missing. WhatRead …

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Online Supplement Dispensing Companies Natural Partners, Inc. and Fullscript Merge

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. and OTTAWA, Ontario, June 2, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Natural Partners, Inc. and Fullscript announced plans today to combine, bringing the best wholesale and fulfillment network in the nutritional supplement industry together with the premier online supplement dispensing platform to create a more efficient, effective, and innovative solution forRead …

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LifeSeasons Improving Healthcare in South Sudan and Grenada

Improving Healthcare

At Today’s Practitioner, we are always looking for examples of companies who are going the extra mile toward improving healthcare. We interviewed Jamie Langston, BSN, RN, CCRO, Chief Research Officer of LifeSeasons to find out more about the company’s work in South Sudan and Grenada. As you will read, inRead …

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OPINION COLUMN: Dr Geo Espinosa on the Recent Change in Prostate Cancer Screening Guidelines

prostate cancer screening

On May 8, 2018, the  United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF)  issued new recommendations for prostate screening, published in Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), for prostate screening, stating “Clinicians should not conduct prostate cancer screening in men aged 55-69 years who do not ask for it (level C recommendation).”Read …

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LifeSeasons to Conduct Clinical Studies on Its Products

LifeSeasons

LEWISVILLE, TX – LifeSeasons®, a pioneer and leader in condition-specific nutraceutical supplements, is taking its clinical research initiatives and commitment to science to a new level. LifeSeasons will be conducting clinical studies to support the efficacy of its products over the next year and beyond. Gathering more product-specific clinical researchRead …

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Video: Klaire Labs New Facility Focuses on Quality for Clinicians

Klaire Labs New Facility

Klaire Labs new facility employs the best that technology can offer. Today’s Practitioner editor recently visited the new, purpose-built manufacturing plant in Reno where Global Head of Operations Eric Dripps unveiled his dream production facility.  If you’ve ever been curious about what it takes to produce dietary supplements that exceedRead …

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Is There a Connection to a High Fat Diet and Prostate Cancer? Not Likely, says NYU Naturopathic Urologist

High Fat Diet and Prostate Cancer

By Dr. Geo Espinosa, ND / In January 2018, the New York Times published an article titled: High-fat Diet May Fuel Spread of Prostate Cancer, citing an animal study that looked at the relationship of fats with this male disease. Is there an association between a high fat diet andRead …

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Tieraona Low Dog Receives Award for Excellence in Botanicals for Women’s Health

NEWS / AUSTIN, Texas (March 22, 2018) — The American Botanical Council (ABC) recently presented its first annual Fredi Kronenberg Award for Excellence in Research and Education in Botanicals for Women’s Health to Tieraona Low Dog, MD, a highly respected expert in integrative medicine and women’s health. The inaugural awardRead …

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Wearable Devices, Accurate Measure of Physical Activity

While disagreement remains about how to motivate people to exercise, smartphone apps have become a useful tool to track progress and activity. Nearly two-thirds of adults in the United States own a smartphone and technology advancements have enabled these devices to track health behaviors such as physical activity and provideRead …

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