Oregon-California $5.7 Million Dollar 3-Year Study To Include Non-drug Therapies For Low Back Pain in Medicaid Population

The State of Oregon has included nondrug treatments such as chiropractic, acupuncture, yoga, massage, cognitive behavioral therapy, etc. for Medicaid patients with low back pain (LBP) starting in July of 2016.  A newly announced study through Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Outcomes […]

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Alternative medicine, worker health, and absenteeism in the United States

Health related absenteeism costs an estimated $153 billion annually in the United States (Witters and Agrawal, 2011). Chronic conditions (major contributors to absenteeism) are often successfully managed by Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM). As CAM becomes an increasingly visible component […]

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