Alternative Health

Certain Parents More Likely to Skip Kids’ Flu Shot

Those who favor alternative therapies often bypass the annual vaccine, study saysChildren who see "alternative" health providers, such as acupuncturists or massage therapists, are...

New Guidelines Issued for Cancer Patients’ Post-Treatment Pain

Specialists urge doctors to offer alternative therapies for this widespread problemMore people are surviving cancer, but many are left with persistent pain after treatment....

Meditation May Help Ease Chronic Low Back Pain

Study found it bested cognitive behavioral therapy and usual careTUESDAY, March 22, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Meditation may work better than painkillers when it...

Tai Chi Could Be a Healthy Move for Your Heart

Traditional Chinese exercises might reduce depression, improve quality of life for heart patientsWEDNESDAY, March 9, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Tai chi and other traditional...

‘Mindfulness’ Might Help Older Adults With Back Pain

Mind-body program was also linked with short-term mobility gains, study findsTUESDAY, Feb. 23, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Mindful meditation may offer a measure of...

Early Rehab May Help Spinal Cord Injury Patients

Better physical functioning reported after one year, study findsFRIDAY, Feb. 19, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Beginning rehabilitation soon after a spinal cord injury seems...

Try Home Remedies for Child’s Cough or Cold

Over-the-counter treatments are riskier and costlier, says American Academy of PediatricsTUESDAY, Jan. 5, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Instead of turning to over-the-counter cough and...
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