Integrative Health Coach Training: A Model for Shifting the Paradigm Toward Patient-centricity and Meeting New National Prevention Goals

By supporting and enabling individuals in making major lifestyle changes for the improvement of their health, Integrative Health Coaching (IHC) carries the potential to reduce rates and morbidity of chronic disease and impact myriad aspects of healthcare and is aligned well with the tenets and goals of recently sanctioned federal healthcare reform. Full text available on Pubmed:

ICAAC 2011: Conference Digest

Emerging Resistance Among Gram-negative Pathogens: State of the Challenge (p.6) Is the Effectiveness of Acellular Pertussis Vaccine in Pre-Adolescents Insufficient? (p.13) The Next Wave of Antimicrobial Approaches and Agents (p.21) Why Can't Microbes Just Get Along? (p.27) The Role of Adjunctive Steroids in the Treatment of Bacterial Meningitis (p.28) Human and Animal Viruses Share "One World" and Emerging Zoonotic infections Continue to Threaten (p.28)

Nutritional Supplementation and Ocular Health: A Compendium

Diets high in fruits, vegetables, whole grains, legumes, and fish—and rich in antioxidant vitamins, carotenoids, omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids, and other nutrients—have been associated with reduced rates of cardiovascular and neurodegenerative disease, cancer, AMD, and cataracts. Micronutrients may synergistically protect cells against damage from oxidative stress and inflammation. In the field of ophthalmology, observational studies have shown that individuals who report diets rich in certain nutrients experience lower rates of cataracts and AMD across a range of populations.