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Alternative Goes Mainstream

Today’s Complementary Trends Support Natural Health Care
Nearly two-thirds of Americans use complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) therapies each year. These holistic approaches to health have been practiced for millennia, but with new research supporting their effectiveness, they’re now working hand-in-hand with conventional care.

Beyond AA

Alternative Clinics Offer Holistic Ways To Beat Addiction
A growing number of addicts and alcoholics are turning to complementary and alternative therapies to address the physiological underpinnings of addiction.

Bodywork Goes Mainstream

Helpful Access Points to Health
Whole-person health care, which has matured in sophistication, credibility and acceptance, embraces myriad therapies collectively known as bodywork. Explore some of the most popular of these integrative techniques, all designed to help restore health and balance.

Break Free of Chronic Pain

Natural Ways to Feel Much Better
For the one in four Americans that suffer chronic pain with little help outside of risky opioids, alternative approaches can offer dramatic relief.

Chelation Therapy

Offers Whole-Body Detox
For the past 50 years, more than a million patients have undergone chelation therapy for a wide range of circulatory problems. Yet, at present, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration only approves the therapy for treatment of heavy metal poisoning. What do these patients know that officials have yet to understand?
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Acupressure Calms Children Before Surgery

A Natural Way to Help Kids Relax

Acupressure Eases Fatigue in Cancer Survivors

Sleep and Quality of Life Improves

Acupuncture Alleviates Menstrual Pain

An Alternative Way to Keep Discomfort at Bay

Acupuncture and Herbs Ease Delirium in Patients

Scientists Find Alternative Treatment Effective

Acupuncture Cools Hot Flashes

Hormone-free Relief

Acupuncture Eases Hot Flashes

Treatment for Menopause Symptoms