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Health Equity Focus with Arti Chandra, MD, MPH

We welcome Arti Chandra, MD, MPH, who will be discussing the issue of food security and access to healthy foods through community-based programs.

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Nathan Price, PhD, on Predictive Biomarkers and Biological Aging

What is the difference between chronological age and biological age? Can blood predict microbiome diversity? Learn how metabolites can predict microbiome diversity—and how polygenic scores can be used to estimate the success rate of different lifestyle interventions—in an IFM interview.

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Fasting Flexibility: An Interview With Dr. Jason Fung

Jason Fung, MD, has authored several books on fasting and its impact on health. In this interview with IFM, Dr. Fung shares his knowledge and clinical insights on the challenges, benefits, and misconceptions regarding intermittent and long-term fasting.

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Clinician Spotlight: Elizabeth Board, MD, on Chronic Pain Management

Elizabeth Board, MD, explains her approach to chronic pain management and using lifestyle interventions to reduce the need for opiates.

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The Pediatric Intestinal Microbiome: A Conversation With Liz Mumper, MD, FAAP

In this podcast, Dan Lukaczer, ND, interviews Liz Mumper, MD. Dr. Mumper shares her clinical insights on the pediatric intestinal microbiome and conditions associated with gut dysbiosis.

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Functional Medicine Research: Quality of Life, Iterative Health, and the Therapeutic Partnership

Numerous studies correlate the impact of the doctor-patient relationship with adherence to treatment and long-term health outcomes. Functional Medicine pioneer David Jones, MD, discusses the healing power of listening for patients and the value of establishing a therapeutic partnership.

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Toxins and Toxicants as Drivers of Disease

In this audio recording, Dan Lukaczer, ND, IFMCP, interviews Joseph Pizzorno, ND, on toxins and how passive exposure to toxins and toxicants affects many chronic diseases.

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The Power of the Process: Creating Positive Outcomes with David Rakel, MD

In this podcast, IFM’s Director of Medical Education, Dan Lukaczer, ND, interviews researcher, educator, and clinician David Rakel, MD, on the power of empathy, compassion, the placebo effect, and the patient story.
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Wisdom on Working With the Underserved

Patients from underserved populations comprise a large proportion of healthcare visits. In this podcast, Sharad Kohli, MD, shares tips and techniques for helping this population

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Video: Tom Sult, MD, on Chronic Stress

Tom Sult, MD, IFMCP, shares how helping patients with stress management can alter brain and body.

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Video Podcast on Integrated Pain Management at Walter Reed

Video Podcast on Integrated Pain Management at Walter Reed with Dan Lukaczer and Mylène Tran Huhn, a pain treatment specialist.

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Linus Pauling Award Winner Interview: Drs. Bland and Wahls

For 2018 Linus Pauling Award Winner Terry Wahls, MD, reversing the loss of function from multiple sclerosis is personal. Dr. Wahls pioneered a food and lifestyle intervention that is proving enormously beneficial to many multiple sclerosis patients, including restoring her own physical and mental function.

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