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Past Blog Posts

August 30, 2013
Kristen Huntley, Ph.D.
Kristen Huntley, Ph.D.

Two winters ago, I was skiing at a local ski area and became intrigued by an activity I saw there. Two groups—Wounded Warrior Project and Two Top Mountain Adaptive Sports Foundation—were on the mountain that day. They sponsor programs to help wounded service members find ways, through adaptive sports, to ease back into active lives.

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August 20, 2013
Josephine P. Briggs, M.D.
Josephine P. Briggs, M.D.

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Today’s Journal of the American Medical Association includes a Viewpoint from my deputy director, Jack Killen, and myself. In this essay, we call for a fresh, more nuanced and balanced conversation about research into complementary and alternative practices.

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August 14, 2013
M. Catherine Bushnell, Ph.D.
M. Catherine Bushnell, Ph.D.

Summer 2013 marks the first anniversary of Dr. Catherine Bushnell’s appointment as Scientific Director of NCCAM’s Division of Intramural Research. You can find out more about Dr. Bushnell and the Division here. The blog team asked Dr. Bushnell for a few reflections on her first year at NCCAM.

The first year of the new NCCAM intramural pain research program has been a great success.

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August 09, 2013
D. Craig Hopp, Ph.D.
D. Craig Hopp

At NCCAM, one of the interesting things we are doing with respect to natural products is moving ahead on a plan for systematic evaluation of the ways in which they interact with prescription medications.

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July 23, 2013
Josephine P. Briggs, M.D.
Josephine P. Briggs, M.D.

David Shurtleff, Ph.D.David Shurtleff, Ph.D.

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