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When Alternative Medicine Works: Four Women Who Defied Doctors And Disability

First Posted: 03/28/08 03:44 AM ET Updated: 11/17/11 09:02 AM ET

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These courageous pioneers faced extreme disability or death. But when they exhausted the best traditional treatments for their diseases, their hope endured. Instead of giving up, they sought--and found--new life on the frontiers of alternative medicine.

Along the way, each of the women grappled with fear and uncertainty while coping with the rigorous physical demands of their unproven treatments. But they've all defied their grim prognoses, and live each day filled with energy, optimism, and joy.

Learn by their examples what it takes to forge a personal path to your best health.

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Filed by Anya Strzemien  |