Integrative Medicine

Legendary scientist Leroy Hood sees big changes ahead for 21st Century healthcare

21st Century Healthcare Leroy Hood is a renowned scientist who has also nailed a challenge in modern healthcare. There is indeed a fundamental transformation underway in 21st Century healthcare, one that has started but will pick up incredible speed before full impact. The change is not due to information technology or any new scientific breakthroughs. …

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South Knoxville Vet Offers Complementary Pet Care

Complementary Pet Care Like many allopathic physicians, conventional veterinarians are also integrating complementary pet care approaches into their practices. Dr. Cheryl Cross Holistic Veterinary Care offers laser therapy, acupuncture, rehabilitation, herbal medicine and more in an extremely welcoming practice. Her positivity toward both the pet and the owner bring hope to those who often have very …

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The Twins Of The US Health Care System: Acute and Chronic Care

Author: Tim Perry A debate hosted by IQ2, The US Health Care System Is Terminally Broken, inspired this article. The debaters were all knowledgeable and experienced in the current US “health care” system, including CEOs of major hospital systems. However, I was simply amazed by how poorly the debate went even though everyone agreed “health care” is broken. …

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After California wildfires, vets help bears and other wildlife heal

Vets Use Alternative Medical Treatments After the California wildfires many wildlife suffered burns and other injuries. Some animals were fortunate enough to escape and be transported to a group of veterinarians. The vets use alternative medical treatments to help with healing. Life in the wild can be cruel. But there are always people working to …

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Lifestyle Program Reverses Heart Disease

Lifestyle Program Reverses Heart Disease This is one of those times that the news seems too good to be true. For many people that alone is enough to dismiss it. Luckily, the folks at Geisinger continue to look at non-clinical factors to improve health. They are offering Ornish Lifestyle Medicine. This lifestyle program reverses heart …

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Duke Integrative Medicine Wheel of Health

Duke Integrative Medicine Wheel of Health There are many models to depict health. Some are as a simple and powerful as the Chinese Yin Yang symbol that guides not only Traditional Chinese Medicine but various martial arts, philosophy and more. The Duke Integrative Medicine Wheel of Health is, in our humble opinion, a wonderful construct …

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UH Richmond leading the way in fighting opioid epidemic with music therapy

Music Therapy Pain Management In the throes of the opioid crisis, the Joint Commission has recognized the need for non-pharmacological options to manage pain. New requirements for non-pharmacological options start in January 2018. However, one Cleveland area hospital has already implemented a music therapy pain management program. About eight people die every day from a …

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Understanding Integrated Medicine

Understanding Integrated Medicine Healthcare is changing. Our understanding of what makes up health continues to expand, learning not only from modern science but traditional medical practices that are millennia old. Understanding integrated medicine, however, continues to be a challenge. Functional decomposition what has brought us many near-miraculous medical advances also acts as a barrier to holistic …

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Global meeting including integrative medicine pioneers calls for “wellness moonshot”

Wellness Moonshot No disrespect to former US Vice President Biden but if we are going to have a “moonshot” in healthcare then why not prevent the preventable? A Wellness Moonshot would focus on preventing infectious and Lifestyle diseases. Not only are these good odds but they cost pennies on the dollar and help people avoid …

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