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2016 Personalized Lifestyle Medicine Institute Thought Leader’s Consortium

Dr. Jeffrey Bland and the Personalized Lifestyle Medicine Institute (PLMI) are hosting the fourth annual Thought Leader’s Consortium October 22-23 in Phoenix, Arizona at the Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass. This year’s intensive consortium is titled “Harnessing the Genomic Revolution: Breakthroughs in Personalized Precision Health Care”, and covers recent research into cancer genomics, personalized approaches to cancer treatment, and the application of personalized healthcare in the treatment of chronic disease

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Metagenics Announces Collaboration with ReachMD for Evidence-Based Education on Clinical Nutrition for Healthcare Providers

221247LOGOMetagenics Healthcare Institute for Clinical Nutrition, MHICN, (www.mhicn.com), a peer-to-peer educational resource for all healthcare providers, announces an educational collaboration withReachMD®  to provide evidence based learnings in clinical nutrition and lifestyle medicine to improve patient management and reduce healthcare utilization. Online medical education is globally the fastest growing learning channel for today’s healthcare professionals, and MHICN and ReachMD are digital knowledge centers committed to being conduits for the exchange of technologic innovation, research data, and disruptive ideas on nutritional solutions for optimal patient outcomes. As noted by Metagenics Chief Science Officer, John Troup, PhD, “This unique read more…

Dean Ornish: Unrelenting Healthcare Disruptor

Guest post courtesy of Glenn Sabin, FON Consulting

 

No one has been a greater force than Dr. Dean Ornish in proving the efficacy and cost-effectiveness of ‘lifestyle over procedures’ for chronic disease. His seminal work, designing whole systems research models and documenting remarkable outcomes—for reversing heart disease and early stage prostate cancer—has been extraordinary.
Most impressive has been Ornish’s unwavering determination and skill over three decades to effectively translate scientific findings to practical clinical program models; thereby disrupting the healthcare status quo.

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AccentHealth® White Paper Highlights Physician’s Active Role in Vitamin, Mineral and Supplement Purchasing Decisions

LAGUNA NIGUEL, Calif., Nov. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – AccentHealth, the leading patient education media company at the point-of-care, today released a white paper presenting recent study findings that confirm the physician’s active role in recommending vitamins, minerals and supplements (VMS). The study was designed to explore both physician and consumer perceptions of VMS, the sources of information used when making product and brand selections, and the key purchase drivers for health-minded consumers. The announcement from AccentHealth came on opening day of the Council for Responsible Nutrition’s 2014 Annual Symposium for the Dietary Supplement Industry, where AccentHealth is a sponsor. read more…

The Hidden Sources of Inflammation That Put You at Risk for Heart Disease

by Dr. Chad Larson

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Inflammation is an essential and normal part of our physiology, without which we could not survive as a human race. Inflammation is primarily part of the protective innate immune response that attempts to dilute, destroy, or neutralize an offending pathogen or toxin. Inflammation’s presence then triggers a series of reactions that ideally leads to tissue repair and recovery. That is, if everything goes as planned. Unfortunately, like an untrained dog off its leash, inflammation can go from a protector to an attacker of its own master.

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