Fall 2011 Volume 1 – Issue 1 Thyroid dysfunction & aberrant behavior – Why a complete thyroid antibody profile should be part of the clinical workup for any behavioral case. (Integrative practice) Go team! – Make the most of your staff through education, experience, respect and responsibility. Learning curve – Continuing education in integrative medicine helps you consolidate your practice by offering more healing options to patients. High Levels of Toxic Industrial Chemicals Contaminate Dogs and Cats – This extensive study by the Environmental Working Group shows how profoundly pets are affected by toxins. (Tech talk) Focus on Acupressure – This ancient Chinese healing modality can be very effective for some health issues. Evidence-based Medicine for Animal Supplements – Part 2 – Where is the clinical evidence demonstrating that animal supplements are safe and effective? Here’s how the supplement industry is working with regulatory agencies to maintain vigilance. Chinese Herbs for Liver Disease – How certain formulas can help manage liver disease in small animals, from biliary tract inflammation to chronic hepatitis. (Profile) Dr. Susan Wynn, DVM, CVA, CVCH, AHG – A veterinarian with a special interest in educating others about the benefits of integrative medicine. Green Cleaning – Eco-friendly non-toxic cleaners and disinfectants that do the job while keeping patients, clients and staff safe and healthy. TMJ – The Master Link – A properly functioning temporo-mandibular joint is crucial to a horse’s well being and performance.