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Complementary and Alternative Medicine: From Promises to Proof

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Air date: Tuesday, October 28, 2003, 7:00:00 PM
Time displayed is Eastern Time, Washington DC Local
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Category: Medicine for the Public
Runtime: 01:14:20
Description: Arthritis, depression, menopause, cancer—for millions of Americans, these and other health concerns are not being adequately addressed through conventional medicine. Many are turning outside the medical mainstream to approaches that embrace the whole person—mind, body and spirit. In fact, Americans spend more money for complementary and alternative medicine, or CAM, than for all other health care needs. From acupuncture to massage therapy to dietary supplements, CAM approaches are affordable and accessible, but largely untested. Dr. Straus will discuss current research on which CAM practices work, why and how they work and whether they are safe.

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NLM Title: Complementary and alternative medicine : from promises to proof [electronic resource] / Stephen Straus.
Series: Medicine for the public
Author: Straus, Stephen E.
National Institutes of Health (U.S.)
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Other Title(s): Medicine for the public
Subjects: Biomedical Research--trends
Complementary Therapies
Publication Types: Lectures
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Rights: This is a work of the United States Government. No copyright exists on this material. It may be disseminated freely.
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NLM Classification: WB 890
NLM ID: 101268542
CIT Live ID: 2702
Permanent link: http://videocast.nih.gov/launch.asp?12186

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