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The Functional Medicine Approach to COVID-19: Virus-Specific Nutraceutical and Botanical Agents

At this time, there are no specific vaccines or uniformly successful treatments for COVID-19. In this context of insufficient evidence, the scope of this document will be to assess the scientific plausibility of promising prevention approaches and therapeutic (nutraceutical and botanical) interventions and then to offer clinical recommendations.

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Boosting Immunity: Functional Medicine Tips on Prevention & Optimizing Immune Function During the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Outbreak

With the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus disease in the news, The Institute for Functional Medicine would like to remind you that there are several steps you can take to reduce your chances of being exposed to respiratory viruses and to boost your immunity in the event of exposure.

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Clinical Spotlight: Paris Kharbat on Tools to Improve Your FM Practice

Telemedicine is providing greater access to healthcare resources for people in rural areas. Paris Kharbat, DO, explores the role of telemedicine, software, and health coaching in her patients’ health journeys.

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IFM Announces Headlining Speakers for 2020 Annual International Conference (AIC)

(IFM) today announced the panel of speakers who will headline IFM’s 2020 Annual International Conference (AIC): Advancements in Clinical Research and Innovative Practices in Functional Medicine.

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IFM Governing Board of Directors Appoints Michael R. Bond, MA, MBA

The Institute for Functional Medicine (IFM) announced today that Michael R. Bond, MA, MBA, has been elected to join IFM’s Board of Directors.

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Clinical Spotlight: An Interview With 2019 Linus Pauling Award Recipient Dr. Michael Stone

Jeffrey Bland, PhD, sits down with the 2019 Linus Pauling Award recipient P. Michael Stone, MD, MS, IFMCP, to discuss Dr. Stone’s contributions to Functional Medicine, his research, and his foundations.

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The Institute for Functional Medicine Announces AIC 2020

Advancements in Clinical Research and Innovative Practices in Functional Medicine

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IFM Governing Board of Directors Continues Planned Leadership Transitions

The Institute for Functional Medicine (IFM) today announced that Joseph E. Pizzorno, ND has been elected Chairman of its governing Board of Directors. Pizzorno’s two-year term will begin January 10, 2020, as current Chairwoman Laurie Hofmann completes her Board service. Current Vice-Chair Juliet Rogers will also transition from the governing Board after serving as a Director since 2013.

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New Publication Associates Functional Medicine with Improved Quality of Life

In a first-of-its-kind publication, researchers from Cleveland Clinic report that Functional Medicine care is associated with improved health-related quality of life.

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Mark Hyman to Release New Cookbook

IFM Board President of Clinical Affairs Mark Hyman, MD, is releasing a new cookbook entitled Food: What the Heck Should I Cook? The book focuses on a few key principles from the pegan (paleo/vegan) diet and helps readers learn how to create health by cooking with real whole foods.

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Glutathione Support With Deanna Minich

IFM educator Deanna Minich, PhD’s, latest article focuses on glutathione support.

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Managing SIBO Through Dietary Interventions

Dr. Fitzgerald shares how augmenting SIBO treatment with nutrition therapies helps patients in her clinic.

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