Health consumers want east-west blend


Health consumers want east-west blend

Aromatherapy, a relative Johnny-come-lately to U.S. consumers after centuries of use in the East and references in texts including and older than the Bible, is just one among increasingly popular choices in complementary and alternative medicine (CAM).
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Fringe therapy may help heart patients, study finds

“There was an imperative to study it,” Hochman said. The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine and the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute — two branches of the National Institutes of Health — agreed to fund it. Researchers …
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A new treatment for PTSD emerges

The series focuses on so-called complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) used in the Department of Defense. I say “so-called” because no one quite agrees on the name; it is also called integrative medicine and/or holistic medicine. CAM generally …
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