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Twitter Chat on Cancer Pain

September 3, 2014 1:00 p.m. ET

September is Pain Awareness Month. In honor of this observance, we’ll be joining the National Cancer Institute for their Twitter chat on cancer pain. 

Our expert will be Partap S. Khalsa, D.C., Ph.D., NCCAM Deputy Director of the Division of Extramural Research and we’ll be tweeting from @NCCAM. Follow the conversation at #CancerPain.

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We’re Participating! Cancer Pain Twitter Chat—Wed., Sept. 3 at 1 pm ET Hosted by @the NCI. Join us! #CancerPain

Twitter Chat on Chronic Pain and Complementary Health Approaches

September 16, 2014 2:00 p.m. ET

Joining the discussion will be:

  • Associate Professor of Medicine at Georgetown University Brian Walitt, M.D., M.P.H. Dr. Walitt will answer your questions from @NCCAM.
  • Health Science Policy Advisor for Pain and Director of the Office of Pain Policy at the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, Linda Porter, Ph.D. Dr. Porter will be participating from @NIHPainResearch.

Additional participants will include:

  • The National Cancer Institute: @theNCI;
  • The National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases: @NIH_NIAMS;
  • The National Institute on Drug Abuse: @NIDAnews; and
  • The Office on Women’s Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: @womenshealth.

Follow the conversation at #nccamchat.

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Twitter Chat on: on Chronic Pain and Complementary Health Approaches—Tuesday, Sept. 16 at 2 pm ET   Join us! #nccamchat
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  • Join @NCCAM @theNCI @NIH_NIAMS @NIHPainResearch & others for a chat on chronic #pain 9/16, 2pm ET http://1.usa.gov/18ZIAsP #nccamchat
  • September is #Pain Awareness Month. Join @NCCAM @womenshealth & others for a chat on chronic pain 9/16, 2pm ET #nccamchat
  • How do you manage your chronic #pain? 9/16, 2pm ET @NCCAM is hosting a chat on the topic. Join & share! http://1.usa.gov/18ZIAsP #nccamchat

Twitter Chat on Yoga for Health and Well-Being

October 20, 2014 2:00 p.m. ET

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Twitter Chat on: Yoga for Health and Well-Being—Monday, Oct. 20 at 2 pm ET   Join us! #nccamchat

Twitter Chat on Meditation for Health and Well-Being

November 12, 2014 3:00 p.m. ET

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We hope you can help spread the word about our upcoming Twitter Chat on Meditation for Health and Well-Being!

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Twitter Chat on: Meditation for Health and Well-Being—Wednesday, Nov. 12 at 3 pm ET   Join us! #nccamchat

Twitter Chat on Caregiver Stress During the Holidays

December 10, 2014 2:00 p.m. ET

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We hope you can help spread the word about our upcoming Twitter Chat on Caregiver Stress During the Holidays!

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Twitter Chat on: Caregiver Stress During the Holidays—Wednesday, Dec. 10 at 2 pm ET  Join us! #nccamchat

Join us as we host or participate in live online chats that cover a variety of health topics. If we’re hosting, we’ll be focusing on complementary health approaches for a specific health topic. An expert in scientific and health issues will be available to answer your questions. Most chats will occur on the last Thursday of each month. Dates, times, and topics may change and will be announced on this page and through Twitter and Facebook.

To join a chat that we’re hosting, use the hashtag #nccamchat. If we’re participating in another organization’s chat, we’ll share the hashtag where the conversation is taking place.

Past Chats

Twitter Chat on Fibromyalgia and Mind and Body Practices June 25, 2014
Twitter Chat on Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) June 17, 2014