May 25, 2017

neural-pathways-221718_1920by Kenneth Proefrock, NMD

Every treatment in medicine requires a delivery method. Pills, capsules, creams, patches, intravenous, injections, and other long-used delivery systems all have advantages and disadvantages. In some cases, the delivery

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April 27, 2017

medical-1572986_960_720by Jeffrey Bland, PhD and Thomas G. Guilliams, PhD

Functional medicine can sometimes clash with the broader healthcare industry, which focuses on treating specific systems or diseases. In functional medicine, practitioners offer a more holistic

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April 13, 2017

urlby Kiran Krishnan, Microbiologist and Clinical Researcher

Bacteria were largely considered a threat for generations of doctors, but, in recent decades, science has discovered that the bacteria living in our gut are crucial to human health. The

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January 27, 2017


by Marc Bubbs, ND, CISSN, CSCS

Research shows that 90 percent of all chronic disease can be traced back to decisions people make in three areas: diet, exercise, and lifestyle. To start reversing this chronic disease crisis, physicians must grapple

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January 20, 2017


by David Brady, ND

Fibromyalgia has a reputation as a psychosomatic condition. For decades, doctors struggled to makes sense of the odd collection of pain, cognitive, and digestive symptoms in fibromyalgia patients, and why these symptoms didn’t

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January 18, 2017


by David Brady, ND, David Pearlmutter, MD, and Marc Bubbs, ND

Science conquered many of the deadliest diseases known to man in the 20th century. Infections that used to regularly kill or disable a person are now prevented entirely, or cured in weeks.

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July 21, 2016


The modern healthcare system in the United States is often viewed as one made up of silos. However, as new integrative approaches to care gain traction, nurses are are the forefront of this change, recognizing that environment, family, and physical

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June 27, 2016

Lyme Disease

by: Richard Horowitz, MD

The Lyme disease epidemic is taking its toll on patients, physicians, and the entire health care system. Many cases go undiagnosed, are misdiagnosed or are diagnosed late. In fact, chronic Lyme disease is an inaccurate

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April 29, 2016

practice of meditation

By: Richard Horowitz, MD

In the last few decades, the ancient practice of meditation has quickly proven its benefits to Western medicine. People who regularly practice meditation have unique EEG patterns, lower respiratory rates, stable blood

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March 31, 2016

Infant Gut Colonization

By: Gerard E. Mullin, MD and Liz Lipski, PhD

Research on the gut microbiome indicates that it regulates metabolism and cell signaling, directs the development and regulation of the, maintains gut integrity, promotes detoxification and helps with

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