Evidence in Integrative Healthcare

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Is surgery the only option?

In the August 3, 2016 “The Upshot” column in The New York Times, author Gina Kolata reports on the rationale behind common surgeries, from meniscus to spinal fusion to vertebroplasty. When compared to drug...

Safe travels

The U.S. has succeeded at significantly reducing the number of deaths due to car crashes from 2000-2013, however our level of improvement is significantly lower than that of 19 other high-income countries. In a...

Sleep disturbances and stroke link

Sleep apnea and/or poor sleep habits may increase stroke risk according to a recent large literature reviews. Meta-analysis of 29 studies and 2,343 patients with an ischemic or hemorrhagic stroke or transient ischemic attack...

Combating provider burn-out

Finding ways to deal with burn out due to work stress is important, especially for healthcare providers. At a panel discussion at Medscape’s New York City headquarters, participants reported EHR as one primary cause...

The “wonder drug”?

What if there was a magical “wonder drug” that could improve your patient’s (and your) health in a number of ways? What if it treated a multitude of conditions including musculoskeletal diseases, hypertension, diabetes,...