alternative medicine

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the practice of medicine without the use of drugs

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Prince Charles and Mary Chinnock examine a catch at Daerwynno outdoor centre, South Wales, where the Prince went yesterday after visiting a mental health unit in Merthyr Tydfil to see complementary therapies in action
Despite the lack of concrete scientific evidence, Americans are using complementary therapies in increasing numbers.
As stated previously, the purpose of the HCC project was to better understand the use, cost, and satisfaction with complementary therapies in rural adults.
Everybody knows that many people with HIV and AIDS are looking to alternative and complementary therapies as part of their program.
Saltburn Well Being Centre, run by Kathryn Luczakiewicz, is based on Station Street, providing numerous complementary therapies and support services.
A descriptiononthenotice reads: "The Welsh Government wishes to continue to provide access to complementary therapies to assist its existing occupational health and counselling services.
She says "I know from experience that complementary therapies can provide very effective support when used alongside conventional medicine.
Complementary therapy co-ordinator Jean Thomas said: "Patients who have received complementary therapies such as reflexology, aromatherapy and Indian head massage generally find that it makes them relax.
Complementary therapies have found increasing vogue in the management of patients with cancer, although little formal evaluation has been undertaken.
Therefore, health services research makes an important contribution to the evaluation of complementary therapies because it represents the complexity of therapies much better and can be realised uncoupled to the interests of pharmaceutical industry.
Each author writes from experience, demonstrating superb understanding of the implications of integrating complementary therapies within the clinical setting, including the specific precautions that must be taken.
Society of Integrative Medicine is an interdisciplinary association whose mission is to identify, disseminate, and promote information on a wide range of complementary therapies that may promote wellness and/or provide options to conventional interventional modalities and to educate healthcare professionals about the clinical applications of these therapies.
The inclusion of complementary therapies is part of cancer hospitals worldwide accepting the concept of wellness which they have resisted for a long time, but the Aussie singer has been pushing.
The appointment is even more pleasing in the light of recent attacks by pharmaceutically aligned groups on Universities where complementary therapies are taught and studied.
Kirkwood Hospice hosted a complementary therapies coffee morning to raise cash for its Capital Appeal, a PS3m bid to revamp its premises.
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