Integrative Medicine Alert – April 1, 2008
April 1, 2008
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For many patients, a diagnosis of cancer is the beginning of a series of stressful events. Uncertainty about long-term prognosis, changes in work and personal relationships, and the basic unpredictability of the disease compound the anxiety and discomfort associated with treatment.
The confusion over what constitutes effective echinacea preparations for the treatment of colds and influenza is demonstrated in several recent reviews addressing this issue.
Goal: To quantify the combined impact of four well-supported health behaviors on mortality in the general community.