Tuina

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One of the oldest forms of Chinese bodywork, which dates back to the Shang dynasty around 1700 bce, Tuina, originally a form known as Yi Zhi Chan Tuina came into prominence when chi energy work was becoming an important part of the traditional Taoist medical practices of Anmo, or Gaomo. By around 650 ce, Tuina had developed into a separate, …

CWL Funded Research

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Piper, B.J., DeKeuster, R. M., Beals, M.L., Cobb, C. M., Burchman, C. A., Perkinson, L., Lynn, S. T., Nichols, S. D., & Abess, A. T. (2017). Substitution of medical cannabis for pharmaceutical agents for pain, anxiety, and sleep.  Journal of Psychopharmacology.  (31:5), pp. 569 – 575.  Abstract A prior epidemiological study identified a reduction in opioid overdose deaths in US …

Paige’s Place

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Nearly 40% of people resolve to stay healthy and fit during the new year. If you’re part of that statistic, it’s important to take care of your mind and body while you achieve fitness goals. Experts recommend doing moderate-intensity exercises for at least 150 minutes per week, but these can exhaust you if you’re currently out of shape. Help ensure …

Integrative Medicine and Health 2016

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CWL  attended the 2016 Integrative Medicine and Health Conference convened by the Academic Consortium for Integrative Medicine and Health (ICIMH). We hold all sorts of information at your disposal if you are a CWL member, posters, vendors flyers, videos of conference and podcasts, slides… The mission of the Academic Consortium for Integrative Medicine & Health (The Consortium) is to advance the …

Mayo Clinic’s CAM-IM Integration:  Strategy and Growth in a Bastion of Conservative Medicine

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Written by John Weeks Brent bauer, Mayo Clinic IM leader Brent Bauer, MD Brent Bauer, MD, is always quite conscious of the name and reputation of the Mayo Clinic in his work to grow integrative medicine inside his medically conservative institution. For many, Mayo Clinic is a brand that is synonymous with excellence in conventional medicine.Bauer notes that the Rochester, …

Welcome to the Integrator Blog News and Reports

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I am pleased to be back in the business – after a three year semi-sabbatical hiatus – of providing a newsletter for the fields of complementary and integrative medicine. The landscape has shifted. The field has matured since the excitement of the 1995-2002 era. New challenges and new opportunities areemerging.Vision “We envision a healthcare system that is multidisciplinary and enhances competence, …

Quick Links to Integrative Medicine Action

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by John Weeks, Publisher/Editor of The Integrator Blog News and Reports This monthly post offers a quick scan of web action relative to integrative medicine in the prior month. Here are 28 involving medical delivery systems, 12 more in communities and 6 globally. Some of the highlights include a Forbes podcast with Andrew Weil, MD on his views that it’s increasingly the …