A Physician’s Perspective on Natural Supplements

A Physician’s Perspective on Natural Supplements

Dec 28, 2011

Hai Jin Kim, MD, a board-certified family physician who practices integrative and holistic primary care will be presenting a webinar on Wednesday, January 18, 2012 at 2PM EST, to discuss her unique insights into the use of natural supplements in healthcare today. According to Dr. Kim, “After 13 years in practice, the sobering reality of the inadequacies of a...

A New Look at the Immune System

A New Look at the Immune System

Dec 27, 2011

The immune system is one of the most complex and interesting systems of the body. Without it, we cannot live for long on earth. When it is compromised, so too is our health. When it is healthy and functioning as it was designed, we can interact with the world around us with relative impunity. Current thinking on the immune system breaks it down into three...

In-Practice Retail: Learning from History

In-Practice Retail: Learning from History

Dec 22, 2011

Back in the late 70s, Americans started flocking to gyms. Working out was cool and Americans were intoxicated by the idea of bettering themselves, their physique and their health. Thousands of independent gyms were opened during that time, a new industry whose time had come. Just a decade earlier in the 60s, the health food revolution slowly began to chug along....

What About the Placebo Effect?

What About the Placebo Effect?

Dec 19, 2011

Over the past several decades a large volume of research has showed consistently that the placebo effect plays a significant and pervasive role in all medical treatments and outcomes. Essentially, the patient’s belief or non-belief in a given therapy influences the physical outcome. This proven principle applies regardless of the nature of the therapy...