Complementary and alternative medicine Complementary and alternative medicine You've heard the hype about complementary and alternative medicine. Now get the facts. By Mayo Clinic Staff Complementary and alternative medicine has never been more popular. Nearly 40 percent of adults report using complementary and alternative medicine, also called CAM for short. History & Future - Magnetic therapy as alternative medicine Magnetic therapy as alternative medicine Alternative medicine is based on old primitive methods, traditional medicine, folk knowledge, spiritual beliefs and new approaches to healing. Magnetic therapy is also one form of alternative medicine. Let us find out how it helps and how it came into being... With the current lifestyle that we follow, one thing is assured, a variety of ailments; some minor while some are indeed major.
Controversial Vaxxed film premieres in New York despite scientists' outcry A film that asserts vaccines are linked to autism, despite broad scientific consensus to the contrary, had its first screening at New York City’s Angelika Film Center, just days after organizers of the Tribeca Film Festival dropped the film after outcry from concerned scientists. Film-makers hope the first showing of Vaxxed: From Cover-Up to Catastrophe will stir enough interest to warrant wider release of a film that has dismayed scientists and riled so-called anti-vaxxers. The film was screened despite a lack of scientific evidence to buttress its conclusions: that vaccines are dangerous and responsible for rising autism rates. “We were in dialogue with the theater before Tribeca, trying to book [the Angelika] for June,” said Beth Portello, a spokeswoman for Cinema Libre Studio, a small film distributor whose most recognizable hit was Outfoxed, a documentary about the Fox News empire. Wakefield’s research has been widely discredited.
Herbal Remedies" While some people may dismiss herbal remedies as quackery, the use of botanicals is well rooted in medical practice. Ancient doctors methodically collected information about herbs and developed well-defined pharmacopoeias to treat a variety of ailments. More than a quarter of all drugs used today contain active ingredients derived from those same ancient plants. Vaxxed review – one-sided film leaves the elephant in the room Despite continued notices by leading medical journals that there is no connection between vaccinations and autism, some persist in claiming that one exists. Adding fuel to this fire is the controversial documentary Vaxxed: From Cover-Up to Catastrophe, making its theatrical debut in New York this week. Whereas other conspiracies are easily shrugged off, the fact this revolves around protecting children has given the film more attention, even though the research behind it has been thoroughly debunked. The director, the former doctor Andrew Wakefield, is presented in the film as one of three or four key, highly educated talking-head witnesses. (Another, the credits reveal, is the film’s producer Del Bigtree.) At no point does the movie address or deflect the elephant in the room: that the British gastroenterologist and researcher has been struck off as a licensed doctor.
ACA - What is Chiropractic? Chiropractic is a health care profession that focuses on disorders of the musculoskeletal system and the nervous system, and the effects of these disorders on general health. Chiropractic care is used most often to treat neuromusculoskeletal complaints, including but not limited to back pain, neck pain, pain in the joints of the arms or legs, and headaches. Doctors of Chiropractic – often referred to as chiropractors or chiropractic physicians – practice a drug-free, hands-on approach to health care that includes patient examination, diagnosis and treatment. Vaxxed – a guide to Andrew Wakefield's fraudulent film 750 Shares This week, the Tribeca Film Festival, a New York City based film festival that focuses on independent films and documentaries, is highlighting one documentary, Mr. Andy Wakefield’s fraudulent anti-vaccination movie “Vaxxed: From Cover-Up to Controversy.” The movie, directed by the cunning con-man Wakefield, promises to feature “revealing and emotional interviews with pharmaceutical insiders, doctors, politicians, parents, and one whistleblower to understand what’s behind the skyrocketing increase of autism diagnoses today.” There’s been a lot of criticism by the pro-science community about this film, including this series of three articles by the enigmatic and inscrutable Orac:
Styles of Yoga You say Ashtanga, I say Kundalini. What's the difference? Use this guide to find the right yoga for you. By Jennifer Cook Winnie-the-Pooh Characters & Their Mental Disorders After reading this list of mental disorders that each character in the well known children’s books, Winnie the Pooh, could potentially suffer from, you will never look at that silly old bear the same way again. Winnie the Pooh: The Canadian Medical Association wrote an article that diagnosed Pooh with the following disorders; 1. Impulsivity with obsessive fixations. Pooh is obsessed with honey and will do what ever it takes, putting himself and his friends at risk to get it.
Reflexology - What You Need to Know Reflexology is a form of bodywork that focuses primarily on the feet. How does it work? The underlying theory behind reflexology is that there are "reflex" areas on the feet and hands that correspond to specific organs, glands, and other parts of the body. What is Aromatherapy? Home Page > Aromatherapy Articles & Guides > What is Aromatherapy? Aromatherapy is the practice of using volatile plant oils, including essential oils, for psychological and physical well-being. Essential oils, the pure essence of a plant, have been found to provide both psychological and physical benefits when used correctly and safely. The Essential Oil Profiles area details over 90 essential oils. Absolutes, CO2s and Hydrosols are also commonly utilized in aromatherapy. Although essential oils, CO2 extracts and absolutes are distilled by different methods, the term essential oil is sometimes used as a blanket term to include all natural, aromatic, volatile, plant oils including CO2s and absolutes.
Harvard psychologists have been studying what it takes to raise 'good' kids. Here are 6 tips. A lot of parents are tired of being told how technology is screwing up their kids. Moms and dads of the digital age are well aware of the growing competition for their children's attention, and they're bombarded at each turn of the page or click of the mouse with both cutting-edge ideas and newfound worries for raising great kids. Cartoon by Sara Zimmerman/Unearthed Comics. But beneath the madness of modernity, the basics of raising a moral child haven't really changed. Parents want their kids to achieve their goals and find happiness, but Harvard researchers believe that doesn't have to come at the expense of kindness and empathy.