Integrative Medicine Alert (Vol. 18, No. 7) – July 1, 2015

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Release date: July 2015

Valid through: July 2018

Target Audience

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


  • Integrative Therapies for Fibromyalgia — What News?
  • Spiritual Interventions for Patients with Cancer
  • Sustainable 25(OH)D Levels? Choose Vitamin D3 over D2
  • Prevention of Proton Pump Inhibitor-induced Bowel Symptoms with Probiotics


  • 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.

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  • 2 AOA Category 2-B credits


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Faculty Listing


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

Traci Pantuso, ND, Adjunct Faculty, Bastyr University, Seattle; Owner, Naturopathic Doctor, Harbor Integrative Medicine, Bellingham, WA

Donald Brown, ND, Managing Director, Natural Product Research Consultants, Seattle, WA


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

Associate managing editor: Jonathan Springston

Financial Disclosure

Authors Nancy J. Selfridge, MD, and Traci Pantuso, ND report no financial relationships relevant to this field of study. Author Donald J. Brown, ND, reports he is a consultant for Nature’s Way.

Integrative Medicine Alert's executive editor David Kiefer, MD, reports he is a consultant for WebMD. Peer reviewer J. Adam Rindfleisch, MD, MPhil, AHC Media executive editor Leslie Coplin, and managing editor Jonathan Springston report no financial relationships relevant to this field of study.

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