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New in Alternative Therapy Treatments

Aug 28, 2014 | 02:05 PM CDT

Chinese Study: Acupuncture Coupled With Massage Cures Dizziness

Chinese Study: Acupuncture Coupled With Massage Cures Dizziness

A combination of acupuncture and massage is the cure for a specific kind of dizziness called ‘cervical vertigo,' according to research published in the Chinese Journal of Gerontology.

Aug 15, 2014 | 04:25 PM CDT

Well-Being 5 Delivers Next-generation Population Health Management

Well-Being 5 Delivers Next-generation Population Health Management

The new Gallup-Healthways Well-Being 5 is a comprehensive and scientifically validated survey instrument that measures, reports and tracks well-being at individual, local, national and global levels.

Jun 27, 2014 | 03:15 PM CDT

Spas Targeting Sleep-deprived Clients

Spas Targeting Sleep-deprived Clients

Studies show that lack of sleep may lead to problems completing a task, concentrating and making decisions, and might impact aging and diabetes. Luckily, spas are looking at creative ways they can educate clients on the importance of quality sleep time.

May 05, 2014 | 10:20 AM CDT

Dove Mirrors Campaign Helps Women Learn to Love Their Reflection

Mirrors Campaign by Dove

Sadly, one in three women say they feel anxious and hardly ever smile at themselves because of what they see in the mirror, according to new Dove global research.

Apr 01, 2014 | 10:24 AM CDT

A Sweet Escape: Bees, Honey and Skin Care

A Sweet Escape: Bees, Honey and Skin Care
By: Michele Steinert

Fill clients' need for naturals by offering products and treatments that incorporate honey, beeswax or propolis.

Mar 26, 2014 | 12:56 PM CDT

Shining the Light on Natural Ingredients to Treat Hyperpigmentation

Shining the Light on Natural Ingredients to Treat Hyperpigmentation

Hyperpigmentation is commonly treated with topical treatments with varying degrees of success. Now, new topical ingredients—including some that are plant-based—are offering more treatment alternatives showing promise for this tricky skin condition.

Jan 02, 2014 | 02:41 PM CST

10 Things to Do to Stay Healthy in the Treatment Room

10 Things to Do to Stay Healthy in the Treatment Room
By: Deedee Crossett

Follow these tips to stay healthy during the cold and flu season.

Jan 02, 2014 | 10:19 AM CST

10 Simple Secrets for Making 2014 Your Happiest Year Yet

Todd Patkin—a businessman and philanthropist who kicked anxiety and depression and went on to write a book on happiness—wants you to have a different answer to whether you're really happy next year.

Nov 11, 2013 | 11:26 AM CST

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Take a Breather—The Comforts of Aromatherapy During Cold and Flu Season

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Take a Breather—The Comforts of Aromatherapy During Cold and Flu Season

Cold weather brings cold and flu season and a low-tech practice—the use of essential oils in aromatherapy—offers comfort for their symptoms.

Oct 31, 2013 | 03:09 PM CDT

Botanical Ingredients for the Medical Spa

Botanical Ingredients for the Medical Spa
By: Katherine Tomasso

Botanically rich products can support the skin through the inflammatory and repairing stages of the skin after medical spa treatments.