Integrative Medicine

Integrative Medicine combines conventional Western medicine with alternative or complementary treatments, such as herbal medicine, acupuncture, massage, biofeedback, yoga, and stress reduction techniques -- all in the effort to treat the whole person.

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History of integrative medicine in the US

In the 1990s physicians in the United States became increasingly interested in integrating alternative approaches into their medical practice, as shown by a 1995 survey in which 80% of family practice physicians expressed an interest in receiving training in acupuncture, hypnotherapy, and massage therapy.

Special gene found in red haired women

Blondes, they say, have more fun. But redheads have a definite edge when the going gets tough, according to scientists.