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Essential oils can be a pleasant alternative to traditional medicines
How music can transform the dying experience for patients and their caregivers
Why people in their 70s, 80s and beyond might want to meditate
How the popular birds can offer mental health benefits to older adults
This 2018 Influencer believes artists and scientists can learn from each other
An over-the-counter supplement may offer fewer side effects than other medications
Hospice massage was once distrusted, but now helps thousands die comfortably
Michael Pollan's book argues that 'white-coat shamanism' and a little acid may help
Learn about the evolving movement toward 'active surveillance'
The ancient practice targets physical and cognitive fundamentals
We all need to spend time outside, and a national park is a great choice
Older adults may benefit from acupuncture, meditation and simple exercise
Less expensive options were available, but that never came up at the doctor's
The evidence for potential solutions like aromatherapy and pet therapy
This practitioner says you don't have to break up with your regular doctor
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
This study examines challenges of both generations aging together
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