Integrative Medicine Alert - March 1, 2015

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Release date: March 2015

Valid through: March 2018

Target Audience

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


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  • Do Multivitamin-mineral Supplements Protect Against CVD Mortality
  • Gut Check — Mindfulness in the Setting of Ulcerative Colitis
  • Topical Curcumin for Treatment of Lactational Mastitis


  • 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.

Credit Available


  • Maximum of 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)
  • 2 AOA Category 2-B credits


This activity is sponsored by AHC Media.

Accreditation Statement

AHC Media is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation


AHC Media designates this enduring material for a maximum of 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The American Osteopathic Association has approved this continuing education activity for up to 2 AOA Category 2-B credits.

Faculty Listing


Nancy Selfridge, MD, Associate Professor, Chair of the Department of Clinical Medicine and Assistant Dean, Clinical Sciences, Ross University School of Medicine, Commonwealth of Dominica, West Indies.

Dónal P. O’Mathúna, PhD, Senior Lecturer in Ethics, Decision-Making & Evidence, School of Nursing and Human Sciences, Dublin City University, Ireland

Russell H. Greenfield, MD, Clinical Professor of Medicine, UNC-Chapel Hill School of Medicine

William C. Haas, III, MD, MBA, Carolinas Medical Center, Department of Family Medicine, Charlotte, NC


Executive Editor: David Kiefer, MD, Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Family Medicine, Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ.

AHC Media executive editor: Leslie Coplin

Managing editor: Leslie Hamlin

Financial Disclosure

Authors Nancy Selfridge, MD, Dónal P. O’Mathúna, PhD, Russell H. Greenfield, MD, and William C. Haas, III, MD, MBA report no financial relationships relevant to this field of study.

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

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