TITLE

Massages on the rise as alternative treatment

PUB. DATE
March 1998
SOURCE
Jet;03/30/98, Vol. 93 Issue 18, p40
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the increasing popularity of massage as a form of alternative health treatment in the United States. Details of the report published in `Consumer Reports on Health'; How massage can help ease stress, headeaches, and reduce the pain of arthiritis.
ACCESSION #
416095

 

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