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2011-12-28 13:35:00

Bozeman massage therapist, Tamara Faust, of ThreeHeartsHealing.com gets certified in Ayurveda Massage. Bozeman, Montana (PRWEB) December 28, 2011 Bozeman massage therapist Tamara Faust of Three Hearts Healing is now accepting appointments for Ayurveda massage therapies. At Three Hearts Healing, the client receives stress relief therapies under the guidance of Thai massage and Ayurveda practitioner life-style recommendations and stress management techniques. It is well accepted that stress...

2011-07-21 05:00:00

YONKERS, N.Y., July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new reader survey published in the September issue of Consumer Reports and available online at www.ConsumerReportshealth.org finds that three of four adults use some form of alternative therapy for general health. Readers rated prescription drugs as helping the most for the majority of 12 health problems, but chiropractic, deep-tissue massage, and yoga, dominated the lists of helpful alternative treatments for discomfort from...

2010-05-03 07:50:56

Study also finds CAM use higher among those with GI symptoms Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) is becoming a popular treatment for a variety of conditions, with national data showing it is used by about 12 percent of children. New research shows that about 21 percent of youths enrolled in a large registry of children on the autism spectrum use CAM as part of their overall treatment plan. Results of the study, and three others conducted by the Autism Speaks' Autism Treatment Network...

2010-04-29 13:47:50

Research shows the elderly and whites seek complementary and alternative therapies such as acupuncture and biofeedback most often In a University of Michigan Health System study, 1 out of 3 patients with chronic pain reported using complementary and alternative medicine therapies such as acupuncture and chiropractic visits for pain relief. Socioeconomic factors "“ primarily race and age "“ played a large role in the use of alternative therapy in chronic pain patients, the study...

2009-04-06 07:10:00

U-M pediatrician suggests what's worth trying, what to avoid ANN ARBOR, Mich., April 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, more children than ever are being treated with complementary and alternative therapies. Recent studies indicate that about 30 percent of healthy children and up to 50 percent of children with chronic disease are using some kind of alternative therapy. "There is a huge place for complementary and alternative medicine in pediatrics," says Dolores Mendelow, M.D., clinical...

2009-03-13 21:32:39

Primary care physicians are more likely to ask parents about complementary alternative medicine use when caring for autistic children, U.S. researchers say. A national survey of 539 U.S. physicians conducted by the University of Minnesota finds physicians were more likely to ask patients with autism about CAM use compared with children with other chronic conditions. In light of the high prevalence of complementary alternative medicine used to treat children with autism, it is important that...

2009-01-13 11:52:00

DAVENPORT, Iowa, Jan. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Late last Fall, a team of teachers, paraprofessionals and administrators from Davenport Community School District (DCSD) joined educators from across the country to learn about the latest in brain research and reading, and gain new strategies to successfully implement the Scientific Learning Fast ForWord(R) and Reading Assistant(TM) family of products in their schools. Presented by Scientific Learning Corp., the 2008 National Circle of...

2009-01-12 13:45:09

Nearly 12 percent of U.S. children under age 18 use some form of complementary and alternative medicine, a national government survey indicated. The survey -- the U.S. government's first to include children's use of health practices and products that don't fall within the realm of conventional Western medicine -- also found that about 38 percent of U.S. adults use complementary and alternative medicine. Surveyors asked about 36 types of alternative or complementary therapies commonly used in...

2008-11-07 09:00:18

Scientific Learning(R) (NASDAQ:SCIL) today announces that EdisonLearning(TM), the nation's largest partner to public school districts and communities, has chosen the Fast ForWord(R) family of products to provide a research-based reading intervention program for Furman L. Templeton Elementary in Baltimore. Fast ForWord is a family of educational software products that accelerate learning by developing the student brain to process more efficiently. Furman L. Templeton Elementary, a preK-5...

2008-09-15 21:00:28

U.S. hospitals are increasingly adding complementary and alternative medicine, or CAM, to conventional services, the American Hospital Association said. A survey by the AHA's Health Forum found 37 percent of responding hospitals offer one or more CAM therapies, up from 26.5 percent in 2005. Eighty-four percent of the hospitals indicated patient demand as the primary reason for offering the alternative therapies -- such as acupuncture, chiropractic, homeopathy, herbal medicine and massage...


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