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We all need to spend time outside, and a national park is a great choice
Less expensive options were available, but that never came up at the doctor's
The times, they are a-changin' — and some are choosing relief over reluctance
Proponents laud its ability to cure the infection C. diff, which can be deadly
Research has shown it improves mood, reduces pain and speeds recovery
Should products like Cold-Eeze and Zicam be regulated like other drugs?
Dr. Lissa Rankin, whose special airs on PBS stations this month, explains what doctors can't do for you
After years of pain and chronic illness, an author finds relief through breakthrough research on how the brain affects the body
As therapies like acupuncture, massage and yoga gain wider acceptance, there's no reason to suffer in silence
Major new study should erase any doubts about acupuncture's effectiveness in treating chronic pain
Billions are spent yearly on the false hope of fraudulent drugs
What to ask your doctor when considering an alternative or complementary therapy
More than one-third of Americans turn to it for well being, a study shows
Referrals are helpful, but also look into a practitioner's area of specialization
Common signs of aging can often be tracked to the illness
This special report includes storytelling, news and information about health care for older adults in rural areas
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