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Past Blog Posts

Josephine P. Briggs, M.D.
August 11, 2015
Josephine P. Briggs, M.D.

In this blog post, NCCIH Director Dr. Josephine Briggs discusses new research findings that 11.2 percent of Americans experience chronic pain and 17.6 percent suffer from severe pain. NCCIH is leading efforts to find nondrug approaches for treating pain and related conditions.

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July 30, 2015
NCCIH Blog Team

In this video blog post, Dr. David Spiegel of Stanford University explains how hypnosis can be used for medical purposes.

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Josephine P. Briggs, M.D.
July 22, 2015
Josephine P. Briggs, M.D.

NCCIH Director Dr. Josephine Briggs discusses the difference between correlation and causation, as illustrated by a recent study on chamomile, in this blog post.

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David Shurtleff, Ph.D.
July 07, 2015
David Shurtleff, Ph.D.

NCCIH’s blog team interviews Dr. Pieter Dorrestein on the use of big data for natural products research.

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Emmeline Edwards, Ph.D.
May 08, 2015
Emmeline Edwards, Ph.D.

NCCIH priorities in pain research and cutting-edge pain management research will be presented at the upcoming 2015 American Pain Society (APS) meeting, as Dr. Emmeline Edwards explains in this blog post.

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