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Chronic Pain: Yoga, Acupuncture, And Tai Chi Effective In Pain Management, Study Finds

About 126 million Americans suffer from one kind of pain each year. Within this number, 40 million people experience severe chronic pain. Many American’s have found it difficult to obtain complete relief from prescribed drugs and have turned to more unconventional methods of pain relief including techniques like yoga, acupuncture, massage therapy, and tai chi. Americans spend over $ 14 ...

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Alzheimer’s Studies: Natural Treatments Are Shown To Be Effective

Multiple studies have been conducted to show the effectiveness of natural treatments for Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia. Would you try anything to help a loved one who is suffering from one of these troubling diseases? Alzheimer’s Association reports that scientific research by the FDA is not required for “medical foods,” herbal remedies or dietary supplements. Although these natural treatments for ...

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U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy Says Medical Marijuana Can Help, Measles Vaccine Is Safe And Effective

The United States’ new Surgeon General, Vivek Murthy, indicated that medical cannabis can help some patients and the measles vaccine is safe and effective. Dr. Murthy, who is making history as the youngest surgeon general and the first to be of Indian descent, discussed the safety of the measles vaccine and his views on medical marijuana as he joined “CBS ...

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Is Antibacterial Soap Effective, Safe? FDA Not Convinced

Antibacterial soaps may not offer any advantage over other types of soap, claims the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Not only do these soaps seem ineffective at killing bacteria, but they may be unsafe to use. The FDA is currently considering new regulations that would need antibacterial soap makers to prove their product is safe and works as intended. Right ...

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University Research Shows Hypnotherapy to Be an Effective Treatment

Not all health care providers consider alternative therapies when they treat common ailments. Yet despite many medical professionals who scoff at mind-body therapies as effective methods of treatment, researchers at the University of Florida have found evidence that hypnosis and cognitive behavioral therapy may benefit patients who suffer from certain diseases. Led by Oliver Grundmann of the university’s College of ...

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