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April 4, 2005

CAM Use Among Children

Children are likely to use alternative and complementary medicine if they have family members who use CAM themselves.

"Although use of chiropractic and massage was almost always for musculoskeletal complaints, acupuncture and naturopathic medicine filled a broader role," the researchers found. "We found that CAM was more likely for children with cancer, children with low back pain, and children with adult family members who use CAM."

Posted by linda at April 4, 2005 9:47 PM

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