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People With Cancer Are Using Complementary Medicine—Without Telling Their Doctors

One third of people with cancer are using complementary and alternative medicines (CAMs), reports the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in a new study published in the journal JAMA Oncology. But nearly a third of those don’t let their doctors know. According to the National Cancer Institute, CAMs are medical products and practices that… Read More »

Decrease Your Chronic Pain Using Psychology

If you are dealing with a chronic sickness or acute disability you may think there’s nothing you can do to make yourself feel better or decrease your pain. “Whatever happens,” the thought goes, “I’m still going to be sick.” Maybe that’s true. Counseling doesn’t necessarily cure physical diseases or decrease pain, but we know more… Read More »