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 Alternative Healing

Friday September 5, 2008
Alternative Healing:
Alternative healing A fifth of the nearly 200 concoctions tested contained levels of the toxic metals that, if taken at the maximum recommended doses, would surpass California’s safety guidelines.

Also: a review of Trick or Treatment, in which Simon Singh and Dr. Edzard Ernst report the results of hundreds of studies on the purported benefits of various alternative-medicine treatments.

Friday May 26, 2006
Alternative Healing:
More than 600 practitioners and scientists from 19 countries are meeting in Edmonton to talk about how to assess the benefits and risks of alternative therapies.

Tuesday March 28, 2006
Alternative Healing:
Golden, Colo. (AP) -- An alternative medicine practitioner was sentenced Monday to 13 years in prison in the death of a 19-year-old cancer victim who underwent a procedure in which his blood was exposed to ultraviolet light.

Monday March 27, 2006
Alternative Healing:
A major BBC series claimed to show new evidence of the power of alternative medicine. Now scientists who worked on it say it was flawed and hyped

Sunday March 26, 2006
Alternative Healing:
Some of Britains leading scientists have accused the BBC of quackery by misleading viewers in an attempt to exaggerate the power of alternative medicine.

Thursday March 23, 2006
Alternative Healing:
A research review published in 2002 in an Australian medical journal linked transcendental meditation (TM) to decreased hypertension. The authors concluded that the technique was promising for prevention and treatment of heart disease.

Friday March 3, 2006
Alternative Healing:
Acupuncture shown to relieve migraines

Wednesday November 2, 2005
Alternative Healing:
The family room in Rita Oldani's south St. Louis County basement was perfect for unblocking some chakras one rainy evening.

Tuesday August 30, 2005
Alternative Healing:
The world may be beating a path to the doors of homeopathic practitioners as an alternative to conventional medicines, but a study has concluded they may just as well be taking nothing.

Sunday August 28, 2005
Alternative Healing:
The government is dealing in deceit when it allows public money to be wasted on alternative remedies

Friday August 26, 2005
Alternative Healing:
A report commissioned by the Prince of Wales into the cost of complementary medicines has sparked controversy.

Sunday June 12, 2005
Alternative Healing:
McALLEN, June 12, 2005 The warm smell of mint and lemon tea filled Mara Liliana Patlns childhood home in Michoacn, Mexico, offering soothing remedies for aching throats or poor digestion.

Monday June 6, 2005
Alternative Healing:
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A California man who injured three Hmong men in a fight must pay their medical bills including more than $6,000 for animals and herbal medicines used in traditional healing ceremonies, a court has ruled.

Tuesday April 12, 2005
Alternative Healing:
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - More than 70 percent of adults aged 50 or older use some type of alternative therapy, such as herbal medicine, meditation, or seeing a chiropractor, according to new study findings.

Thursday March 3, 2005
Alternative Healing:
Washington, Mar 3 : More and more US companies are paying for yoga and meditation classes for their employees to relieve stress and save on health costs.

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