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NCCIH Research Blog Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What is the NCCIH Research Blog?

This blog facilitates dialogue regarding research on complementary health practices and the Center’s strategic directions and funding opportunities. NCCIH Director Helene M. Langevin and other NCCIH staff will post.

How may I participate in the blog conversation?

The blog is open to the public for commenting. Comments are moderated according to our comment policy. The views expressed in comments do not necessarily reflect the official views of the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health, National Institutes of Health, or the Federal Government.

In what order do the posts appear on the blog?

Posts are added in reverse chronological order, with the newest post at the top of the page. To find older posts, you can use the “previous post” function at the bottom of the page.

Why do you ask for my name and email address when I leave a comment? How do you protect my privacy?

To post a comment, we ask you to provide your name and email address. We request your name to make it easier to carry on a conversation. For this reason, we publish your name along with your comment. We ask for your email address so that we can contact you if necessary. It is our policy not to publish your email address.

To protect your privacy, please do not include information (e.g., an email address or phone number) in the text of your comment that identifies you.

You can find additional guidance as to how we regard privacy issues within the posted NCCIH privacy policy.

How can I subscribe to receive blog updates?

You can subscribe to receive updates of this blog by email. When you subscribe, you will be notified of new posts shortly after they are published online. If you choose, you may also subscribe to receive other information. Subscribe now.

How can I find out more?

If you want to leave comment on a blog entry, the “Comments” link at the end of the blog text will take you to the appropriate comments box. But if you have a question about the blog itself, please contact the NCCIH Research Blog Team. Reporters, please send your questions using the NCCIH Press Team.