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It’s a “scientific conference grant” from the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) and it enables scientists from all over the world to attend the Symposium on Yoga Research at the Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health coming up September 23-25. Science and Yoga, kissing in a tree! This news closely follows the [...]


There’s all this talk making the usual media rounds of alternative therapies vs. conventional, traditional, board-certified yadda yadda, but the conversation just seems to go round in circles. Today we aim to stop the insanity with one simple word, INTEGRATIVE, meaning complementary, meaning there isn’t a cure-all so quit it! An article in yesterday’s Washington [...]

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Yoga Bear has a good post alerting us to the new UK initiative to install a regulatory Council and registry for alternative medicine practitioners (announced this week on BBC News). Spearheaded by Maggie Dunn, co-chairman of the Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council (CNHC), the body “will not judge clinics on whether therapies are effective, but [...]