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Better living through pigs and birds


Doves are also used at Hospice of Saint John in California, where an animal therapy program boosts the quality of life of people with terminal illnesses.

Women's cures from around the world

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There have been many surprising recent breakthroughs in women's health. Good Health's Kris Franken finds the most inspiring from around the globe.

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Tried & tested

Kinesiology — the factsKinesiology is a therapy where a practitioner will assess a patient's health by testing their muscles. The idea is that any imbalance of physique, chemistry, nutrition or emotion can be detected by the variation of stress resistance in various muscle groups.

Expert advice

Acupuncture can help relieve menstrual painAcupuncture can help relieve menstrual pain and improve the quality of life for some women, a new study from Germany shows.

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