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Me vs. Fibromyalgia: Eliminate Recurring Pain

Puja Rios | Posted 11.30.2016 | Healthy Living
Puja Rios

Heal Your Chronic Pain: Understand The Source Of Recurring Pain and Learn Effective Techniques To Eliminate It. If there's one thing I know for sure,...

Free E-Book "Rise": 125 Milestones in the 5 Eras of the History of Integrative Health and Medicine

John Weeks | Posted 11.21.2016 | Healthy Living
John Weeks

At what point can an emergent movement look back and claim a history? And what is that history if, over the course of the time chronicled, separate st...

Trumpism and the Bigotry of the Antagonists to Integrative Medicine and Health

John Weeks | Posted 11.09.2016 | Healthy Living
John Weeks

Waking this day post election to the ascending era of Trump in national politics is unfortunately familiar territory for those of us in integrative he...

Why Chiropractors and Physiotherapists Must Strengthen their Marketing Strategies

Yatin Khulbe | Posted 06.01.2016 | Business
Yatin Khulbe

National Academics 'Relieving Pain in America' report considers chronic pain as a national challenge because it affects 100 million American adults. ...

In Defense of 'Alternative Medicine'

John Weeks | Posted 05.11.2016 | Healthy Living
John Weeks

The question: Is it smart for the integrative health and medicine movement to abandon the radicalism of calling for an "alternative medicine"?

Top Integrative Pain Researcher Urges End to Reductionist Dominance

John Weeks | Posted 04.26.2016 | Healthy Living
John Weeks

Cherkin is offering a key ingredient. Restructuring priorities from the presently reductionist biomedical approach to pain is the stock that will provide a necessary base for the hearty soup of real health care reform.

Chronicle of Health Creation: Are Integrative Health and Medicine Part of the National Pain Strategy?

John Weeks | Posted 03.29.2016 | Healthy Living
John Weeks

The medical industry's uptake of complementary and integrative health and medicine is wildly uneven. This is true even in pain treatment, an area that drew most people to integrative practices and practitioners.

Exploring the Benefits of Animal Physiotherapy

Brie Witherspoon | Posted 03.21.2017 | Science
Brie Witherspoon

Animals have always been a part of my life, even before I took my first breath. Carrying me to full term was a difficult pregnancy for my mom, but it ...

Eudaimonia, Chiropractic Care and Creating the Best "YOU"

Dr. David Below, D.C. | Posted 03.16.2017 | Fifty
Dr. David Below, D.C.

I love the ancient Greek word, eudaimonia! It means "human flourishing," and who doesn't want a life that flourishes? Aristotle used this term to desc...

Sleeping Giants

Jackie Stroka | Posted 11.23.2016 | Healthy Living
Jackie Stroka

In 2005, the U.S. Olympic Committee, in consultation with sleep expert Mark Rosekind, upgraded the rooms at its Colorado Springs training center. The ...

Chronicles of Health Creation: RAND Report Begs New Look at Integrative Medicine and Health Professionals in the Triple Aim Era

John Weeks | Posted 11.19.2016 | Healthy Living
John Weeks

Let's start anew. What are the optimal uses of licensed chiropractors, naturopathic doctors and practitioners of acupuncture and Oriental medicine not in making a buck, but in creating health?

Short Naps Help Us Course Correct

Jackie Stroka | Posted 11.18.2016 | Healthy Living
Jackie Stroka

But what do we do if, despite our best intentions, we're not getting the seven or eight hours a night of sleep we need? Researchers have found that ev...

Insomnia and the Performance of U.S. Workers

Jackie Stroka | Posted 11.12.2016 | Healthy Living
Jackie Stroka

A 2011 Harvard Medical School study found that insomnia was significantly associated with lost work performance, and when projected onto the entire U....

The Great British Sleep Survey

Jackie Stroka | Posted 11.02.2016 | Healthy Living
Jackie Stroka

As the Great British Sleep Survey found, poor sleepers are seven times more likely to feel helpless and five times more likely to feel alone. These ar...

Brains Sweep Themselves Clean of Toxins During Sleep

Jackie Stroka | Posted 10.29.2016 | Healthy Living
Jackie Stroka

A 2013 study on mice showed that during sleep the brain clears out harmful waste proteins that build up between its cells -- a process that may reduce...

Regular Sleep Helps Us Exercise Better

Jackie Stroka | Posted 10.26.2016 | Healthy Living
Jackie Stroka

Many of us know that regular exercise helps us sleep better, but what I discovered is that it's a two-way street. Regular sleep also helps us exercise...

What Are the Trends in the Sleep Industry Today And the Future of Sleep Technology?

Jackie Stroka | Posted 10.09.2016 | Healthy Living
Jackie Stroka

The Trend And Future Is In People Wanting To Increase The Sleep Experience Arianna Huffington recently asked Michael Breus, aka The Sleep Doctor que...

Sleep or How Little We Need Has Become a Symbol of Our Prowess

Jackie Stroka | Posted 10.02.2016 | Healthy Living
Jackie Stroka

Most of us fail to make good use of such an invaluable part of our lives. In fact, we deliberately do just the opposite. We think, mistakenly, that su...

There's a Reason Why Sleep Deprivation Is Classified As a Form of Torture

Jackie Stroka | Posted 09.24.2016 | Healthy Living
Jackie Stroka

Do We Want To Really Drag Ourselves Around Like Zombies? There's a reason why sleep deprivation is classified as a form of torture and is a common st...

An Extra Hour of Sleep Can Do More for Daily Happiness Than a $60,000 Raise

Jackie Stroka | Posted 09.14.2016 | Healthy Living
Jackie Stroka

More and more scientific studies speak to the irrefutable benefits of sleep. A study published in Science even calculated that for the sleep deprived,...

Women Are Significantly More Sleep-Deprived Than Men

Jackie Stroka | Posted 08.22.2016 | Healthy Living
Jackie Stroka

"Women are significantly more sleep-deprived than men," confirms Dr. Michael Breus, author of Beauty Sleep. "They have so many commitments, and sleep ...

I'm Still Standing -- Working Vertically

Robbie Vorhaus | Posted 06.15.2016 | Healthy Living
Robbie Vorhaus

I finally got off my butt, gave away my office desk, and I'm now committed to standing. Sitting for work, everything I did blurred together. Standing...

Chronicles of Health Creation: Joint Commission Issues New Pain Standards in Response to Integrative Medicine Team

John Weeks | Posted 01.31.2015 | Healthy Living
John Weeks

A Nov. 12, 2014 announcement from the principal accrediting agency for health care organizations could significantly impact access to integrative pain...

Chronicles of Health Creation: Republican Win Strips Integrative Medicine and Health Leaders From Powerful Committee Roles

John Weeks | Posted 01.10.2015 | Healthy Living
John Weeks

That integrative health and medicine would lose its top champion in the past 20 years, U.S. Senator Tom Harkin (D-Iowa), was one foregone conclusion o...

Chronicles of Health Creation: 'Never Only Opioids" Urges Imperative for Integrative Medicine in Pain Care'

John Weeks | Posted 12.29.2014 | Healthy Living
John Weeks

A new eight-page, policy brief, "Never Only Opioids: The Imperative for Early Integration of Non-Pharmacological Approaches and Practitioners in the Treatment of Patients with Pain" argues that it is long past time for the last to be first -- to reverse this order and always bring integrative care options up front, as least as complements.