Considering online advertising? Stay clear of “fee-splitting” or kick-back laws

In a recent article, Oregon Healthcare News reminded healthcare providers to use caution when looking to boost business and profits by using mutually-beneficial internet relationships. The federal government – and multiple states – have laws prohibiting healthcare industry kickbacks as […]

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Evidence for mind, body practice for fibromyalgia

Although there is insufficient evidence that any natural products can relieve fibromyalgia pain (with the exception of vitamin D supplementation, when deficiencies are present) current randomized clinical trials and systematic reviews are providing encouraging evidence that tai chi, qi gong, […]

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Federal agencies partner for active and veteran chronic pain management research

The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), the Department of Defense (DOD), and the Veterans Administration (VA) released a press statement on September 20, 2017, describing a six-year, $81 million project to focus on developing, implementing, and testing chronic pain […]

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Center for Mindfulness offers online courses

MBSR (Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction) from University of Massachusetts Medical School’s Center for Mindfulness, offers an eight-week program designed to assist anyone with one of several conditions: Anxiety and panic attacks Work, family, and financial stress Asthma Gastrointestinal distress Grief […]

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