Integrative Medicine Alert (Vol. 19, No. 2) – February 1, 2016

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Release date: February 2016

Valid through: February 2019

Target Audience

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

Subjects

  • Non-seasonal Major Depressive Disorder: Bright Light Therapy and/or Fluoxetine
  • Exercise for Depression During Pregnancy
  • Antioxidant Therapies: A Contraindication for Melanoma?
  • Eat Less Sugar: The New National Dietary Guidelines
  • Yoga for Prenatal Depression
  • Acupuncture for Acute Low Back Pain in the Emergency Department

Objectives

  • 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

Physicians

  • Maximum of 3 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
  • 2 AOA Category 2-B credits

Sponsor

This activity is sponsored by AHC Media.

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Credit Designation

Physicians

AHC Media designates this enduring material for a maximum of 3 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

Authors

Ellen Feldman, MD, Altru Health System, Grand Forks, ND

Shahed Samadi, MD, MPH, Fellow, University of Arizona Integrative Medicine, Tucson

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

David Kiefer, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine, University of Wisconsin; Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine, University of Arizona, Tucson

William C. Haas III, MD, MBA, Integrative Medicine Fellow, Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Arizona, Tucson

Editors

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

AHC Media Executive Editor: Leslie Coplin

Associate Managing Editor: Jonathan Springston

Financial Disclosure

Authors Ellen Feldman, MD; Shahed Samadi, MD, MPH; Carrie Decker, ND; and William C. Haas, MD, MBA report no financial relationships relevant to this field of study.

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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