ALTERNATIVE:
Be 'Mindful' of the Hype: Scientists call for rigorous research to back up mindfulness marketing claims
The Benefits of 'Being in the Present': 5 ways to practice mindfulness
Can You 'Om' Your Way to a Healthy Heart?: American Heart Association says meditation may help, but don't forgo traditional medicine
Many Parents Don't Tell Doctor About 'Complementary' Therapy Use in Kids: Hiding info from pediatricians could be risky for young patients, report authors say
Hobbies and Your Health: It's never too late to get started on a valuable pursuit
Meditation's Soothing Effects: 3 easy ways to explore this mind-body technique
Alternative Medicine Alone as Cancer Treatment Linked to Lowered Survival: There's not much research into these therapies, study authors said
Study Finds Options to Opioid Use After Knee Surgery: Non-drug approaches that may work include acupuncture and electrotherapy, review finds
Marijuana May Help Ease Nerve Pain, Review Finds: But evidence for using pot to treat other types of pain or post-traumatic stress remains inconclusive
Singing May Be Good Medicine for Parkinson's Patients: Voice coaching appears to help swallowing and breathing, study finds
Yoga May Help Ease Depression: It's not a cure-all but has great potential, leader of an American Psychological Association panel says
Consider Acupuncture for Incontinence, Not Certain Infertility Cases: Research yields mixed results for this traditional Chinese treatment
Acupuncture May Be Effective Painkiller in the ER: It's a safe alternative to addictive opioid pain relievers, Australian researchers say
Yoga Soothes Back Pain in Study: Age-old practice did as good a job as physical therapy, but neither was a cure for all patients
Why Yoga, Tai Chi and Meditation Are Good for You: Mind-body interventions reverse DNA reactions that cause stress, study suggests
Meds Rooted in Ancient China May Help Heart: Review: But U.S. experts greet report with caution, urge further research
Yoga, Meditation May Ease Some Breast Cancer Symptoms: But study into alternative therapies didn't find evidence to support using dietary supplements
Could Tai Chi Ease Insomnia in Breast Cancer Survivors?: Study found it as effective as talk therapy for improving sleep and depression
Meditation Can Help Improve Focus in People With Anxiety: Just 10 minutes each day might boost concentration, prevent mind wandering, small study suggests
'Mindfulness' Probably Won't Cure Your Back Pain: Study: But one specialist still isn't ruling out this complementary therapy
Music May Soothe the 'Savage Beast' of Post-Op Pain: Live tunes, singing and rhythmic drumming appeared to help ease discomfort after back surgery
How Much Melatonin Is Really in That Supplement?: Study finds amount can vary widely depending on the brand of sleep aid, with implications for health
Review Raises Questions About Herbal Meds for Heart Problems: While popular among patients, they haven't been proven safe or effective in clinical trials, study says
Low Back Pain? Relax, Breathe and Try Yoga: Review of 12 studies found small improvements in pain levels, function after 3 to 6 months
Drinking Peroxide as 'Natural' Cure Leads to Dangerous Blood Clots: So-called 'super water' carries big risks, doctors warn