class="pagetitle"> Complementary and Alternative

A Practical, Holistic Approach to Stress & Wellness in a High Pressure World

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Presented by: Nadia E. Haddad, MD, MS Clinical Instructor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences April 14, 2016 Stress is an undeniable aspect of modern life. Though everyone experiences and responds to stress in an individual way, stress is defined as physical and psychological pressure that causes a disturbance in your body’s natural equilibrium. It’s actually an [...]

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Cancer Survivorship: A Role for Integrative Medicine

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Presented by: Sue Kim, MD, MS Integrative Medicine Specialist September 18, 2014 More than 80 million Americans use complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) every year. CAM refers to a number of health care therapies, practices, and products that do not typically fall within the paradigm of conventional Western medicine—such as acupuncture, mindfulness meditation, massage, and [...]

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Healthful Properties of Spices

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Presented by: Alison Ryan, MS, RD, CSO, CNSC Registered Dietician Stanford University Medical Center March 27, 2014 Watch the video Spicing your food is one of the easiest ways to enhance flavor without adding calories, sodium, or fat, But it’s not only your waistline that can benefit from the addition of herbs and spices. Herbs [...]

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Non-Pharmalogic Treatment of Pain

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Presented by: Ravi Prasad, PhD Clinical Associate Professor of Anesthesia February 27, 2014 Watch the video The pain that comes from hitting a finger with a hammer or touching a hot stove serves an important purpose, warning our bodies to respond to danger. But for more than 100 million adult Americans, the pain never seems [...]

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Nutrition and Cancer

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Presented by: Erika Connor, RD, CSO Dietitian, Cancer Supportive Care Program Stanford Hospital and Clinics September 22, 2011 Watch the video For people diagnosed with cancer, one of the first places they turn to is the Internet. But when it comes to advice on what to eat, and what foods, vitamins, and supplements are helpful [...]

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Healing And Feeling: Stress, Support, and Breast Cancer

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Presented by: David Spiegel, MD Co-chair, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Stanford University Medical Center Lecture Overview: Integrative, or complementary, medicine focuses on the interactions among the brain, mind, body and behavior and on the ways in which emotional, mental, social, spiritual and behavioral factors can directly affect health The stress of dealing with [...]

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