Alternative Medicine

Depression and Cancer

How does depression affect cancer patients? For cancer patients, depression means much more than just a dark mood. The illness, which strikes about up to

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Back Pain and Massage

Marina Alyea, a certified massage therapist in San Francisco, is familiar with the ravages of back pain. She has worked on people’s backs, she said,

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Glucosamine

For many years, veterinarians routinely gave glucosamine to racehorses to help preserve their joints over years of pounding the track. Now scientists are studying whether

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Flaxseed

You may think of flax as a source of fine linens, but the plant’s greatest value may well lie in its small, dark seeds. As

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