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Save the date! Next week we’re hosting a Twitter Chat on mind and body approaches for older adults. Participants will include The +National Institutes of Health (NIH), the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office on Women's Health, +Cleveland Clinic, +Harvard Health Publications, and more. To learn more, visit: http://1.usa.gov/1zhO4hs #AgeWellChat   #MindBody  
Join us as we host or participate in live online chats that cover a variety of health topics. If we’re hosting, we’ll be focusing on complementary health approaches for a specific health topic. An expert in scientific and health issues will be available to answer your questions. Dates, times, topics, and hashtags for our chats will be announced on this page and through Twitter and Facebook.
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Are you looking for an evidence-based online newsletter about complementary health approaches? Our Clinical Digest may be of interest to you. Subscribe today: http://1.usa.gov/1FZZlWx
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We are in the process of developing our new strategic plan to guide our Center’s research efforts and priority setting. Learn how you can provide your perspective on the planning process and where you can submit a response: http://1.usa.gov/1OBIwCx. Comments will be accepted until May 18, 2015.
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The 2012 National Health Interview Survey provides the most comprehensive information on the use of complementary health approaches in the United States. This NIH Record article highlights some key trends. http://1.usa.gov/1NllCN1
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Join us Monday for our next Integrative Medicine Research Lecture: “Social Networks for Molecular Analysis” by Pieter Dorrestein, Ph.D., a professor of pharmacology, chemistry, and biochemistry at the University of California, San Diego: http://1.usa.gov/1LRYR4D. Can’t make it in person? You’ll be able to watch it live at videocast.nih.gov.
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What is mindfulness? In this video, Dr. Amishi Jha, associate professor in the Department of #Psychology at the +University of Miami, explains that while our minds have the ability to “fast forward” and “rewind” events, #mindfulness is actually more like the “play” setting on an mp3 player. Learn more about what Dr. Jha says about mindfulness in this Q&A: http://bit.ly/1FT5kuf
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Next month, Dr. Gervasio Lamas, chairman of medicine and chief of the Columbia University Division of Cardiology Mount Sinai Medical Center of Florida, will discuss his Trial to Assess #Chelation Therapy (TACT) as a part of our Integrative Medicine Research Lecture Series. To learn about this trial, visit: http://1.usa.gov/1Pt0595 
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There are many complementary health products and practices out there. But as with any treatment, it’s important to consider safety before using any of them. This page provides links to safety information for a variety of approaches: http://1.usa.gov/1NZJvdA)
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Dr. Eric Schoomaker, a professor at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences and 42nd Surgeon General of the United States Army, discusses a new research collaboration between the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. http://bit.ly/1GtCVJD
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The leaves and fruit of the grape have been used medicinally since ancient Greece. Today, grape seed extract is used as a folk or traditional remedy for conditions related to the heart and blood vessels, such as atherosclerosis (hardening of the arteries), high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and poor circulation. But what does the science say? Learn more: http://1.usa.gov/1y5plgs
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It is estimated that one in four adults in the United States experience low-back #pain. For some people, the pain can become chronic and even debilitating. Learn what the science says about complementary health approaches for low-back pain: http://1.usa.gov/1CDfqyr
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According to the 2012 National Health Interview Survey, 6.5 million U.S. adults used #glucosamine and/or #chondroitin : http://1.usa.gov/1EqJOOM. Learn what the research says about these dietary supplements: http://1.usa.gov/1F9CuVi.
Statistics and information from the 2012 National Health Interview Survey on glucosamine/chondroitin use in U.S. adults.
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