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The Program on Integrative Medicine at the UNC School of Medicine is always looking for new opportunities and partnerships to promote the study and use of integrative medicine.

  • African American person with BMI between 25-39 being active

    The HARMONY Study

    A culturally-relevant, randomized-controlled, stress management intervention to reduce cardiometabolic risk in African Americans. This study for African American women with elevated cardiometabolic risk — those who are overweight or have a family history, for example — will test how culturally relevant social support, stress management and mindfulness tools will reduce their risk before they actually … Continued

  • A Telephone-Based Mindfulness Program for Caregivers of an African American Family Member Living with Dementia

    Mindful Coping and Communication in Caregiving

    Mindful Coping and Communication in Caregiving A Telephone-Based Mindfulness Program for Caregivers of an African American Family Member Living with Dementia African Americans are at greater risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease or related dementia, and families caring for a person living with dementia may experience high stress, breakdown in communication, and even conflict. Mindfulness skills … Continued

  • OPTIMUM

    What is the OPTIMUM pain management program? If you are assigned to the OPIMUM pain management program, you will be asked to participate in 8 weekly group mindfulness sessions online. The OPTIMUM pain program also includes brief online private visits with a primary care provider before or after each of the 8 sessions.  Home practice … Continued

  • 5 Tips for wellness

    5 Tips for Wellness

    From the UNC Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation   NUTRITION Healthy eating lowers risk for heart disease and other health conditions while giving your body the nutrients it needs. UNC and the CRC can provide consultation with nutritionists. ACUPUNCTURE Acupuncture may ease certain types of pain, including low-back pain, neck pain, knee pain, and … Continued

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