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2008-12-10 11:00:00

BETHESDA, Md., Dec. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Approximately 38 percent of adults in the United States aged 18 years and over and nearly 12 percent of U.S. children aged 17 years and under use some form of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM), according to a new nationwide government survey (1). This survey marks the first time questions were included on children's use of CAM, which is a group of diverse medical and health care systems, practices, and products such as herbal...

2008-09-19 15:00:12

LEWISTON - "Yoga For Life" is the topic of a Patrick Dempsey Center for Cancer Health and Healing program set to begin on Thursday, Sept. 25. Marcy Covey, a CMMC wellness instructor and owner of Dragonfly Healing Touch, a Thai yoga bodywork studio in Poland, will lead a series of classes for cancer patients, survivors and caregivers. Classes will include gentle yoga moves that combine stretching, breathing and relaxation. The program will be offered from 11 a.m. to noon on Thursdays at...

2007-11-25 06:00:00

By Shelley Shelton, The Arizona Daily Star, Tucson Nov. 25--They work the mall corridors like carnival barkers, beckoning shoppers with visions of relaxation -- a few minutes away from the hustle and bustle of daily life. Employees of Oriental Chi's three Tucson-area mall locations seem to speak limited English, but they know enough to ask, "How long?" when a prospect approaches. As in, how long do you want your body worked on? The company is careful not to use the word "massage" anywhere...

2006-01-03 12:31:05

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Results of a new study do not support the notion that people who use complementary or alternative medicine (a.k.a., CAM) are less apt to use conventional "evidence-based" medical and preventive care services. On the contrary, it seems they are more apt to use conventional medical services. In a survey of 2,474 adult diabetics, Drs. Donald Garrow and Leonard E. Egede from the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston found that nearly half (48...

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