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By ICIM member Su Fairchild, MD:
Mercury in seafood
We have been told in the past that eating fish is good. Fish are a good source of lean protein and many contain healthy omega 3 fats that can help reduce your bad cholesterol and be good for your health. However, this may no longer hold as true due to increasing amounts of toxicity in the oceans.
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View our Meeting Photos on Flikr
Photos from the ICIM Conference are now available for you to view on Flikr.
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From the office blog of ICIM member Megan Strauchman, MD:
Recent articles on scoliosis
Take a look at a list of recently published articles on scoliosis.
By ICIM member Robert Rowen, MD:
Long-term follow-up to acute knee injury treated with prolozone
RobertRowenMD via YouTube
Patients are healing quite fast after ozone therapy to acute knee injury.
By ICIM member Simon Yu, MD:
Gallbladder-liver flush program
Drinking plenty of filtered water containing no chlorine or fluoride. On average, drink eight glasses of water per day between meals. Do not drink water with your meals because it dilutes your gastric juices and may cause indigestion and malabsorption.
Healing with language: The power of voice
English has two forms of voice: active and passive. In "active voice" sentences, the subject of the sentence performs the action designated by the sentence. In "passive voice," the subject of the sentence receives the action of the verb.
7 reasons to launch a newsletter to build your integrative medicine practice
You're missing a big opportunity to grow your practice if you're not currently publishing a newsletter and using email marketing. Here's why.
'Pay to play' meetings shed light on FDA's role in prescription abuse epidemic
Alliance for Natural Health USA
Drug companies paid up to $25,000 to influence FDA policy — the latest in a decadeslong FDA/big pharma scandal. What class of drugs? We’ll give you a hint: They're FDA-approved.
Recommended by James Smith:
Nosocomial pneumonia risk and stress ulcer prophylaxis
A study was conducted to determine whether SUP with pantoprazole increases pneumonia risk compared with ranitidine in critically ill patients.
ICIM speaker Tom O'Bryan organizes Gluten Summit
The Gluten Summit
The goal of The Gluten Summit is to shift the scientific discussion and clinical recognition of gluten-related disorders forward by five years. Meaning, we want the conversation between patients and doctors that will be happening five years from now to happen now.
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Honey plus coffee beats steroid for treating cough
A remarkable new study looking at natural alternatives to medications found that compared to a systemic steroid, a combination of honey and coffee was superior in reducing symptoms associated with a post-infectious cough.
The basics of BHRT with Angela Sadlon, ND
Tahoma Clinic Blog
Watch as Dr. Angela Sadlon outlines the basics of bioidentical hormone replacement therapy.
Music therapy may work where other treatments have failed
A randomized controlled study published in Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics has investigated the role of music therapy in the mental health of patients.
The strong link between pain killers and suicide in the elderly
A paper published in the current issue of Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics has investigated the relationship between pain killers and suicidal behavior in the elderly. This study aims to examine the association between suicidal vulnerability and analgesic consumption in a population based study.
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