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New Leadership_Bob Johansen Presentation

Futurist Bob Johansen's presentation at the annual conference for American Integrative Health and Medicine. Leadership skills required to thrive in the a future of extreme disription and distributed ...

Executive Summary: Toxic Fragrance Report

The right to know: exposing toxic frangrance chemicals in beauty, personal care and cleaning products. 

Breast Cancer Facts

One in eight women is diagnosed with breast cancer; here are the facts.

Presentation: Herbs and Chemotherapy

Chemotherapy and its side effects add to the stress of everyday life. Complementary therapies like accupuncture and herbs plus support groups like Create to Heal can lighten the load.  Presented by ...

Presentation: Why Men Die Earlier

Myles Spar, MD, MPH gives an excellent presentation and approach to engaging men in their health. 

Men's Health Update:ManToolKit

This toolkit for men's health is provided by Myles, Spar, MD, MPH.

Study: Reimagine Program for Cancer

Reimagine is an online, self-management curriculum for cancer survivors; study shows reduction in pain and depression.

Factsheet: Childhood Cancer

Cancer in children is rare; however, it is the leading cause of death by disease past infancy among children in the United States. 

Research: Meditation and the Brain

Initial results from this study suggest that meditation may be associated with structural changes in areas of the brain that are important for sensory, cognitive and emotional processing. The data ...

Study: Counting Blessings not Burdens

The ability to appreciate the positive in one's life is viewed as a crucial component to well-being. Robert Emmons and Michael McCullough share their research findings on gratitude.

Acupuncture: Its Place in Holistic Care

Traditional Chinese medicine remains a valuable portal into an alternative way of perceiving health and illness. In view of holistic health care, this article supports nursing professionals embracing ...

Article: ART as Palliative Care

Given that art therapy can have such positive effects, can art-making activities improve the state of mind and reduce the levels of pain andanxiety of a patient suffering from cancer? A group of ...

AMA letter to President Trump

James Madara, MD, Executive VP, CEO of The American Medical Association writes President Trump regarding the opioid epidemic.

JAMA Article: Creative Arts Therapies and Cancer

Creative arts therapies (CATs) can reduce anxiety, depression, pain, and fatigue and increase quality of life (QOL) in patients with cancer.

Presentation: Update on Opioid Crisis

The opioid epidemic has transformed the way physicians approach pain management and prescribe medicines to treat pain. While Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs, state and federal laws and ...

Process Study: Foregiveness, Stress, Health

Psychological stress is a well-known risk factor for poor health, and recent research has suggested that the emotion-focused coping process of forgiveness may help mitigate these effects. This ...

Presentation: Why Gratitude Matters

An article and study that outlines the benefits of gratitude and how to experience these benefits in our daily lives and in healthcare.

Article: Self Compassion in Clinical Practice

This article by Germer and Neff outline the principles of compassionate care.

Article: Presence__Spiritual Care in Nursing

This article argues that while not all nurses are comfortable with spiritual care, nurses may be comfortable with enacting presence. Presence, an encompassing element in spiritual care, might be a ...

Study: Compassion_Competence_in_Nurses

The purpose of study was to identify the attributes of the concept of compassion competence for nurses. A hybrid model was used to develop the concept, which included fieldwork performed. The concept ...