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Brain and Gut Health

Lovely article how the gut affects the brain.  There are so many ways the gut health/permeability affect most chronic disease and mood.  New York Times Magazine.   21 more words

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Air Pollution

What are some of the factors that influence the quality of the outdoor air?

A: According to the EPA: a government organization: United States Environmental Protection Agency, there are 6 different types of outdoor air pollutants: particulate matter, carbon monoxide, sulfur oxide, nitrous oxide, ground level ozone and lead. 995 more words


Acupuncture for Pets: Integrative Medicine on the Rise

Gaining momentum, especially in California, integrative veterinary medicine is the new way of pet health care, the LA Times reports. Traditional veterinarians are joining forces with their non-traditional colleagues, offering more comprehensive and holistic treatment plans for pets. 64 more words


Tissue engineering - what is it?

Regenerative medicine is a branch of translational research in tissue engineering and molecular biology which deals with the ‘process of replacing, engineering or regenerating human (veterinary) cells, tissues or organs to restore or establish normal function. 543 more words

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Researchers find genetic variant that could improve drug dosing in African Americans

By John Easton

JUNE 5, 2013

A multi-institutional team of researchers has identified a common genetic variation that can help physicians estimate the correct dose of the widely used blood-thinning drug warfarin, the first genome-wide association study to focus on warfarin dose requirement in African Americans. 1,027 more words

Escape Fire: The Film Every American Needs to Watch, Doctor's Orders

It’s no secret that the American healthcare system could use some repair. The issues surrounding this hot topic have moved far beyond the medical world and lie in the hands of politicians and lawmakers. 507 more words


“There is only one way to avoid criticism; do nothing, say nothing, and be nothing.” Aristotle

I’ve long taken to heart the negative sentiments of critics of complementary medicine – not understanding how anyone could be so narrow-minded as to exclude an entire approach to healthcare that has benefitted countless people for many generations. 566 more words

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