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Past Blog Posts

Emmeline Edwards, Ph.D.
April 30, 2018
Emmeline Edwards, Ph.D.

In this blog post, NCCIH’s Dr. Emmeline Edwards discusses expressive arts therapies and highlights NCCIH’s breakfast roundtable discussion of these at the ICIMH meeting on Thursday, May 10.

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Emmeline Edwards, Ph.D.
April 30, 2018
Emmeline Edwards, Ph.D.

In this blog post, Dr. Emmeline Edwards, Director of the Division of Extramural Research at NCCIH, discusses a new partnership between our Center, the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, and the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) to research the impact of music on health.

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Anita McRae-Williams
April 27, 2018
Anita McRae-Williams, M.A.*

Scientific disciplines can differ on what elements of a study are necessary to meet the definition of a “clinical trial.” Some investigators conducting human subjects research may not know that NIH considers their study to be a clinical trial - - a term defined broadly by NIH as “a research study in which one or more human subjects are prospectively assigned to one or more interventions (which may include placebo or other control) to evaluate the effects of those interventions on health-related biom

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Wen G. Chen, Ph.D.
April 26, 2018
Wen G. Chen, Ph.D.

Have you ever thought about what our “sixth sense” is? Can we feel it and regulate it? Does it impact our health?

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Anita McRae-Williams
April 25, 2018
Anita McRae-Williams, M.A.*

In this blog post, NCCIH Outreach Program Manager Anita McRae-Williams discusses some milestones in NCCIH history, and calls attention to an upcoming retrospective session at the upcoming International Congress on Integrative Medicine and Health.

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