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Acupuncture treatments have been shown to relieve pain, asthma and high blood pressure. — Johannes Kroemer/Getty Images

Integrated-medicine specialists combine many alternative treatments and therapies with Western medical treatments to help their patients, but research to determine which approaches are most effective is ongoing and in some cases inconclusive. Certain therapies, however, have consistently produced good results, and so they are used in most integrated cancer and heart disease treatment programs around the country. Here's a quick take on some of the most popular therapies.  … Back to Article

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