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Americans use complementary care, but they need to know what’s safe and effective. About 40% of U.S. adults look to complementary approaches, spending about $34 billion per year1 on them, to improve well-being, relieve symptoms, and enhance conventional care.

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1nccih.nih.gov/sites/nccam.nih.gov/files/nhsrn18.pdf (362KB PDF)

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