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Integrative Health for Women.

A new interesting article has been published in Prim Care. 2018 Dec;45(4):719-729. doi: 10.1016/j.pop.2018.07.009. Epub 2018 Oct 4. Review and titled:

Integrative Health for Women.

Authors of this article are:

Phillips JK, Cockrell SA, Parada AN.

A summary of the article is shown below:

Integrative Medicine is a model of health care that combines both conventional and unconventional therapies that serve the whole person and focus on prevention and whole health. Women are the highest utilizers of health care and Integrative Medicine for a variety of reasons. Integrative Medicine represents a more “female energy” in the field of medicine, which is needed even more today as health care moves toward value-based care and out of high-cost and high-harm care. Integrative Medicine can be incorporated into medical practice and into health workers’ lives for wellness.

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This article is a good source of information and a good way to become familiar with topics such as:

Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM);Gender;Integrative health;Integrative medicine (IM);Self-care;Wellness;Women’s health


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