David Hoffmann

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  • Medical Herbalist Traditional Medicinals

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  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Physical Medicine/rehabilitation:

    TUESDAY, April 8, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Four men paralyzed below the waist have regained some movement in their legs after a series of electrodes implanted along their spinal cord reawakened nerves long thought deadened, researchers are reporting.

    Electrical stimulation of the spinal c...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Neurology:

    MONDAY, March 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Medical marijuana pills and sprays might ease the symptoms of multiple sclerosis, but most other alternative therapies do little to lessen the pain and muscle rigidity that often accompanies the disease, according to new guidelines.

    To reach that...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Naturopathic Medicine:

    FRIDAY, March 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Massage can relieve neck pain if it's done often by a professional therapist and for the correct length of time, according to new research.

    One-hour sessions two or three times a week appear to be best, said study researcher Karen Sherman, senior...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    FRIDAY, March 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Meditation could help improve mood, sleep and quality of life in teens with cancer, according to a small new study.

    Canadian researchers assigned eight teens with cancer to eight sessions of mindfulness-based meditation. Another five teenage canc...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Alternative/complementary Medicine:

    THURSDAY, Feb. 13, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Uniformly improving the quality of acupuncture needles would help prevent potential problems such as skin reactions and pain, according to a new study.

    "Acupuncture needle manufacturers, including the well-established ones, should review and imp...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Alternative/complementary Medicine:

    THURSDAY, Feb. 13, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Uniformly improving the quality of acupuncture needles would help prevent potential problems such as skin reactions and pain, according to a new study.

    "Acupuncture needle manufacturers, including the well-established ones, should review and imp...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Alternative/complementary Medicine:

    THURSDAY, Feb. 13, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Uniformly improving the quality of acupuncture needles would help prevent potential problems such as skin reactions and pain, according to a new study.

    "Acupuncture needle manufacturers, including the well-established ones, should review and imp...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Alternative/complementary Medicine:

    THURSDAY, Feb. 13, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Uniformly improving the quality of acupuncture needles would help prevent potential problems such as skin reactions and pain, according to a new study.

    "Acupuncture needle manufacturers, including the well-established ones, should review and imp...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Alternative/complementary Medicine:

    THURSDAY, Feb. 13, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Uniformly improving the quality of acupuncture needles would help prevent potential problems such as skin reactions and pain, according to a new study.

    "Acupuncture needle manufacturers, including the well-established ones, should review and imp...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Alternative & Complementary Medicine:

    MONDAY, Jan. 6 (HealthDay News) -- Daily meditation might help some people relieve anxiety, depression and pain, Johns Hopkins University researchers report.

    Many people meditate in an attempt to reduce stress and stress-related health problems. But whether this centuries-old approach to ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Alternative & Complementary Medicine:

    MONDAY, Dec. 30, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Chances are that you've heard good things about yoga. It can relax you. It can get you fit -- just look at the bodies of some celebrities who sing yoga's praises. And, more and more, yoga is purported to be able to cure numerous medical conditions.

    ...Full Article
  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Alternative & Complementary Medicine:

    MONDAY, Dec. 30, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- In the fall of 2010, 34-year-old Ari Steinfeld and his then-fiancee were walking to a New York City synagogue when a speeding car suddenly jumped the curb and plowed into them. The car hit them both, but Steinfeld was more severely injured as the car pinn

    ...Full Article
  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Obstetrics & Gynecology:

    MONDAY, Dec. 23, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Women bothered by hot flashes or other effects of menopause have a number of treatment options -- hormonal or not, according to updated guidelines from the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.

    It's estimated that anywhere from 50 p...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Psychology:

    THURSDAY, Nov. 28, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Thanksgiving may be an official day of gratitude, but research suggests that if you make time for "thank you" every day, you might enjoy life more.

    Many people may think of gratitude as a "passive" gesture -- you wait for something good, then fe...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Integrative Medicine:

    WEDNESDAY, June 19 (HealthDay News) -- In an effort to focus greater attention on the weight-gain epidemic plaguing the United States, the American Medical Association has now classified obesity as a disease.

    The decision will hopefully pave the way for more attention by doctors on obesit...Full Article