Millions of Americans fall ill with influenza each winter season. Yet, many clinicians are still seeking out factual information about the efficacy of the flu vaccine and prescription medications. Practitioners are also looking for specific guidance about how to best utilize botanical medicine and supplements for the prevention and treatment of influenza. Flu activity usually peaks between December and February, but can last as late as May, making this a long season.
Join Tieraona Low Dog, M.D.,an internationally recognized expert in integrative medicine and dietary supplements, for an in-depth discussion on flu prevention and treatment.
- Participants will be able to identify the current evidence for the safety and efficacy of the influenza vaccination.
- Participants will be able to identify the evidence regarding the effectiveness of prescription medications for the treatment of influenza.
- Participants will be able to describe how to best utilize dietary supplements and botanicals for the prophylaxis and treatment of the common cold and flu.
Dr. Low Dog is a founding member of the American Board of Physician Specialties, American Board of Integrative Medicine and the Academy of Women’s Health. An internationally recognized expert in the fields of integrative medicine, dietary supplements and women’s health, Dr. Low Dog was appointed by President Bill Clinton to the White House Commission on Complementary and Alternative Medicine Policy, served as the elected Chair of the US Pharmacopeia Dietary Supplements and Botanicals Expert Information Panel, was appointed to the Scientific Advisory Council for the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, has been an invited speaker to more than 550 scientific/medical conferences, published 40 peer-reviewed articles, written 20 chapters for medical textbooks, and has authored four books, including two National Geographic books, Healthy at Home and Life is Your Best Medicine.
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