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Obesity: Is fat the secret to success?

Is fat the secret to tackling the obesity epidemic once and for all? "The short answer is yes, but one important caveat [...]

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Use genetic testing to enhance, customize patient care

Science is beginning to support what integrative professionals have done for years, empowering patients and recognizing [...]

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Integrative medicine and the conditions with highest productivity costs for employers

A little-known factoid that could be a game-changer in thinking about integrative health and medicine strategies is that [...]

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Why integrative medicine suffers in a “volume-based” industry

by John Weeks, Publisher/Editor of The Integrator Blog News and Reports The damning February 12 investigative feature in [...]

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Study shows IBD patients have less stable gut microbiome than healthy people

Patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) are more likely to see dramatic shifts in the community of microbes in th [...]

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Alternative medicine projected to generate signficant profit by 2020, report says

The healthcare industry, as much as many hate to admit it, is often driven by financial gain. Procedures and therapies t [...]

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National medical group issues non-drug guidance for low back pain treatment

Practitioners should prescribe alternative therapies to patients with chronic back pain over painkilling opioids, accord [...]

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Homeopathy in Healthcare: Practical Protocols and the Research to Back Them

Burke Lennihan, RN, CCH returns to speak with IntegrativePractitioner.com editor, Katy Rushlau on homeopathy for the phy [...]

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Midwives take race, justice, inequities head on

by John Weeks, Publisher/Editor of The Integrator Blog News and Reports Issues of class, economics, opportunity, and rac [...]

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Exercise could improve cancer recovery and survival

As many as 75 percent of cancer patients reduce their physical activity after diagnosis, a new study finds. However, phy [...]

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