Alternative medicine

Americans spend $30 billion a year on alternative medicine

Americans appear to believe in alternative medicine, shelling out more than $30 billion in 2012 alone for treatments ranging from acupuncture to homeopathy, federal researchers reported Wednesday. They found that 59 million Americans paid for some kind of alternative or complementary treatment in 2012, an average of $500 per person. This is even though there […]

Alternative medicine

Alternative medicine recommended by doctors

Alternative medicine is not so alternative. Here, five once distant remedies are used by the best doctors. istock/Tassii Last year I had a few months of strange symptoms – heart palpitations, insomnia and feeling overexcited, followed by severe fatigue. Finally, after some blood work, my gynecologist pulled out her prescription pad and scribbled down…the name […]