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Gluten Disorders Expert Packs the House at Holiday Market & Wellness Expo

AUDIO. In his keynote address, Dr. Alessio Fasano shared research that sheds new light on the way we should think about the origins of inflammation and disease. His message: Health is not dictated by genetics. We have more influence than most of us may realize. You can hear his presentation here.

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Green Road Journals Hold Visitors' Reflections

Benches at the Green Road healing garden include special journals where service members, their families, health professionals and others can share their thoughts and experiences with future visitors. Read excerpts from the journals.

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A New Definition of Integrative Health

What's the difference between integrative health and integrative medicine? A new definition of integrative health explains just that. With input from more than 200 researchers, clinicians, and medical educators, the Institute developed the new definition in collaboration with the University of Maryland Center for Integrative Medicine. It debuted la…

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Five Times a Feast Brings Generations Together

Replacing long-held habits with new, healthier ones can be challenging. Find out how Five Times a Feast helps families make sustainable changes while breaking down barriers to healthy home-cooked meals. Don't miss our delicious recipe for lemon garlic shrimp with broccoli orzo.

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Scholars & Fellows News: Winter 2016

Institute Fellow Andrew Ahn’s team was selected as one of two finalists in a global competition to develop a portable device--weighing less than five pounds--that can capture vital signs and assess 13 health conditions, such as pneumonia and skin cancer.

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Natural Approaches to Pain Relief

While prescription and over-the-counter medicines can provide relief from pain, non-pharmaceutical options with fewer side effects are available. Here are suggestions for managing pain naturally from three experts who spoke at our wellness talk in November.

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Institute Co-Presents Research Methodology Workshop in Hong Kong

The Institute for Integrative Health is partnering with the Hong Kong Institute for Integrative Medicine and Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong to host a workshop on research methods for integrative medicine, December 7-9, 2016, in Hong Kong.

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Measuring Positive Health Outcomes: A Panel Discussion

VIDEO: The Institute hosted an expert panel to explore the challenges and developments in measuring integrative health outcomes. A broader range of metrics demonstrating the impact of integrative health practices would help to shift the way medical professionals, policy leaders, and patients view health and wellness.

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