Stephen Sagar, BSc, MBBS, MRCP, FRCR, FRCPC, DAB, and Debra L. Barton, RN, PhD, will be the luncheon speakers at the 2017 SIO International Conference in Chicago, Illinois, at The Drake. The conference will be held November 12-14, 2017.

We chose probiotics this month because of their growing popularity over the last two decades, stemming from perceived benefits including improved digestion, immune function and nutrient absorption.


Nearly 400 physicians, researchers, nurses, integrative medicine practitioners, patient advocates, and patients from 25 countries convened in Miami, Florida, from November 5-7 at the 13th International Conference of the Society for Integrative Oncology.

Programs focused on the theme of advancing the global impact of integrative oncology. SIO2016 was presented with the assistance of Memorial Healthcare System and the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami.

We chose cranberry this month because it is widely used to prevent urinary tract infections.