- By Richard Dietman
Mayo Clinic Radio: Integrative Medicine/Statin Update/Shoulder Replacement
Once viewed with skepticism, complementary and integrative medicine is now playing an increasingly important role in modern health care. On the next program, Dr. Brent Bauer, director of the Complementary and Integrative Medicine Program at Mayo Clinic, outlines the contributions integrative medicine is making in treating the whole person. Also on the program, a recent study found that widely-used cholesterol-lowering drugs called statins may be of benefit to an even larger number of people who are at risk of heart disease. Cardiologist Dr. Stephen Kopecky discusses the results. And, orthopedic surgeon Dr. John Sperling explains how getting an artificial shoulder may restore movement you thought was lost forever.
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Myth or Matter-of-Fact: Integrative medicine includes acupuncture, Tai chi, meditation and massage therapy.
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