Alternative Medicine 1004 - Alternative Medicine Alert - Apr 01, 2006

Target Audience:

This activity is intended for physicians and researchers interested in complementary and alternative medicine.


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Credit Designation:

AHC Media designates this enduring material for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Executive Editor
Russell H. Greenfield, MD
Medical Director
Carolinas Integrative Health
Carolinas HealthCare System
Charlotte, NC;
Clinical Assistant Professor
School of Medicine
University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, NC

Dónal P. O?Mathúna, PhD
Health Care Ethics
School of Nursing
Dublin City University

Francis Brinker, ND
Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine
College of Medicine


  • Prolotherapy for Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain
  • Drug Pharmacokinetic Interactions Following Consumption of Plant Products
  • Sweet Sorrow: Risks of Aspartame
  • Reading a Dietary Supplement Label
  • How to Identify a Problem and What to Do


  • make informed, evidence-based decisions about whether to consider using alternative therapies in practice
  • describe and critique the objectives, methods, results, and conclusions of useful, current, peer-reviewed clinical studies in alternative medicine as published in the scientific literature

Financial Disclosure:

Alternative Medicine Alert’s Executive Editor, Russell H. Greenfield, MD, and Author, Dónal P. O’Mathúna, PhD, has no financial relationships with companies having ties to the material presented in this continuing education program. Author, Francis Brinker, ND, is a retained consultant for Eclectic Institute, Inc.

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