Integrative Medicine 2014-03 - Integrative Medicine Alert - Mar 01, 2014

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.

Faculty Listing:

Executive Editor
David Kiefer, MD
Research Fellow
Department of Family Medicine
University of Wisconsin
Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine
Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine
University of Arizona

Peer Reviewer
J. Adam Rindfleisch, MD, MPhil
Program Director
Integrative Medicine
Fellowship Director
Department of Family Medicine
University of Wisconsin

AHC Media Executive Editor
Leslie Coplin

Managing Editor
Neill Kimball

Luke Fortney, MD
Meriter Medical Group,
Madison, WI

Howell Sasser, PhD
Associate, Performance Measurement,
American College of Physicians, Philadelphia, PA

Martin S. Lipsky, MD
Adjunct Professor,
Institute on Aging, School of Community Health,
Portland State University;
Dean Emeritus,
University of Illinois College of Medicine,
Rockford, IL

Carrie Decker, ND
Founder and Medical Director,
Blessed Thistle,
Madison, WI


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  • RBC Level of Omega-3 Fatty Acids Inversely Correlated with Brain Volume Atrophy
  • Healing Touch for Pediatric Oncology


  • Present evidence-based clinical analyses of commonly used alternative therapies
  • Make informed, evidence-based recommendations to clinicians about whether to consider using such 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:

Integrative Medicine Alert's executive editor David Kiefer, MD, peer reviewer J. Adam Rindfleisch, MD, MPhil, AHC Media executive editor Leslie Coplin, managing editor Neill Kimball report no financial relationships relevant to this field of study.

Authors Luke Fortney, MD, , Howell Sasser, PhD, and Carrie Decker, ND, report no financial relationships relevant to this field of study.

Martin S. Lipsky, MD is a retained consultant for Health Solutions & Strategies.

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