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Maryland University of Integrative Health announces educational partnership with the AOMA Graduate School of Integrative Medicine

Laurel, Md. – Maryland University of Integrative Health (MUIH) is pleased to announce a new partnership with the AOMA Graduate School of Integrative Medicine. MUIH and AOMA have entered an educational collaboration with the goal of enhancing graduate education in acupuncture and Oriental medicine. Through this partnership students from both institutions participate in case of study analyses together, virtually in real-time and guided by faculty from both institutions. This provides students with the opportunity to broaden their clinical treatment strategies and deepen their clinical knowledge.

“This is an academically enriching partnership that we are excited to have in place. Both institutions are committed to academic rigor and integrative health, and this partnership will represent an effort toward academic diversity of thought in diagnosis and treatment approaches. This will serve the faculty, students, and ultimately, patients,” said Alexandra York, Assistant Provost for Strategic Academic Initiatives at MUIH.

“What we learn from

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Educational intervention before ‘first sex’ can protect sexual health of black males

A new Johns Hopkins Medicine study adds to evidence that the earlier parents, educators and health care workers have age-appropriate and frank discussions about safe sex, the better will be their — and their partners’ — long-term sexual health and development. Specifically, the research concludes, these early interventions can lead to fewer unintended pregnancies.

The findings, published online in the Aug. 13, 2020, issue of the journal Culture, Health & Sexuality, are based on the analysis of self-reported sexual experiences of Black male teens and young adults.

“Our findings add to our understanding of the context and consequences of having sex early in life (before age 13), suggesting ways to better support the healthy sexual development of Black male adolescents,” says Johns Hopkins Children’s Center physician Arik Marcell, M.D., associate professor of pediatrics and public health at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and a member of the

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