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If your pet suffers from arthritis, prescription medication isn't the only solution. Holistic options such as acupuncture, chiropractic medicine and rehabilitative therapy can reduce the need for medication, while significantly improving your pet's quality of life.

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Is sleeping with your pet healthy?updated: Fri Apr 20 2012 08:06:00

Susan Hendricks reports on the health consequences of sleeping with a pet.

Back pain? Alternative therapies may helpupdated: Sat Jul 24 2010 08:18:00

Trent Northcutt, 42, a corporate executive in New York City, had been suffering from lower back pain and leg pain for about three years, to the point that he was "cautious about picking up the simplest thing," he remembers.

Ladies: 5 ways to feel sexy againupdated: Thu Jun 24 2010 08:26:00

Losing interest in sex would be unfortunate for most people, but for Linda Poelzl it was a professional hazard.

Celine Dion pregnant with twinsupdated: Sun May 30 2010 20:41:00

Singer Celine Dion is 14 weeks pregnant with twins after years of trying to expand her family, her representative said Sunday.

How integrative medicine can help your healthupdated: Wed May 19 2010 08:17:00

There are countless opinions regarding how to improve health care in the United States, but many experts agree on one fact: "Our current health-care system is mainly a sick-care system," says Adam Perlman, executive director of the Institute for Complementary and Alternative Medicine at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey.

Fortune: Indra Nooyi is the queen of popupdated: Thu Sep 10 2009 14:14:00

How has the global downturn impacted Pepsi's strategy?

'Natural' doesn't mean safeupdated: Thu Aug 20 2009 14:16:00

Herb and vitamin supplements can help, but they can also hurt. CNN's Elizabeth Cohen reports.

China's fertility boomupdated: Thu Aug 13 2009 02:30:00

CNN's Emily Chang reports couples in China how use traditional Chinese medicine and Western technology to treat infertility.

Traditional medicines continue to thrive globallyupdated: Wed Jun 24 2009 14:37:00

Alternative treatments are as varied as the regions of the world they come from. And while they attract skepticism from some Western medical practitioners, they are an undeniable part of global health. Post-Op Rx: Get a Massageupdated: Tue Dec 18 2007 12:20:00

Several new studies show that a simple backrub offers significant pain relief for patients after major surgery

Commentary: Integrative medicine is 'new way of healing'updated: Tue Nov 06 2007 18:40:00

In a recent column, Emily Breidbart, a second-year medical student at New York University School of Medicine, expressed concerns about her medical education and the frustrating health-care system she will soon enter.

5 alternative medicine treatments that work updated: Mon Oct 08 2007 15:22:00

Dr. Andrew Weil wasn't sure exactly how he hurt his knee; all he knew was that it was painful. But instead of turning to cortisone shots or heavy doses of pain medication, Weil turned to the ancient Chinese medicine practice of acupuncture. "It worked -- my knee felt much better," says Weil.

Say 'ah' to acupunctureupdated: Thu Mar 29 2007 18:19:00

I don't usually stick my tongue out at my doctor. But that is exactly what Bianca, a clinic intern at the Acupuncture and Integrative Medicine College in Berkeley, California, has asked me to do.

Digit damage from a busy BlackBerryupdated: Thu Apr 28 2005 11:00:00

If you are one of those busy professionals who incessantly taps on a handheld device in airport lounges, coffee shops or office hallways you may want to consider the damage it is doing to your digits.

FSB: Herbal Medicine Manupdated: Fri Oct 01 2004 00:01:00

Bob McGraw would seem an unlikely peddler of an ancient herbal remedy from China. After all, McGraw, 49, is a grandson of the founder of publishing empire McGraw-Hill, on whose board he serves. And...

Fortune: Alt.Medicineupdated: Mon Jul 23 2001 00:01:00

Not long ago, a patient who asked his physician about acupuncture would have probably gotten a dirty look. Today some medical doctors have incorporated acupuncture into their practices, and studies...

Money Magazine: Easing the Pain Insurers are starting to pay for alternative health care. Are you covered?updated: Wed Nov 01 2000 00:01:00

Like many journalists, I've long suffered from carpal tunnel syndrome, a typing-related repetitive stress injury. Last year, though, physical therapy stopped doing me any good. When my doctor menti...


The Manhattan office of acupuncturist and herbalist Phyllis Bloom is serene by the standards of the medical profession. The fragrance of soothing oils and the faint sounds of Chinese music fill the...

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