Category Archive for: ‘Complementary Medicine’

Use of Complementary Medical Therapies Plateaus

December 10, 2008Shari RoanLos Angeles Times 1990, people were stunned when a Harvard researcher published a report showing that more than one-third of Americans use complementary and alternative medicine. But the trend seems to be softening, and even the definition of what constitutes CAM therapy is becoming somewhat problematic. A federal government survey released today shows only a 2% growth …

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Acupuncture Sticks It to Cancer Pain

Natural Health By: Lara EndreszlFriday, 22 August 2008 …The study Acupuncture Reduces Pain and Dysfunction in Head and Neck Cancer Patients after Neck Dissection done by Dr. David Pfister of the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center picked 70 random patients to research over a period of four weeks. All the patients had been recovered from radiation and surgery for three months …

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