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Chapter 7 The Amazing and Mighty Ginger

  title={Chapter 7 The Amazing and Mighty Ginger},
  author={Ann M. Bode},
The use of “natural” or alternative medicines has increased markedly over the last few years. More and more older adults (i.e., baby boomers) are using complementary and alternative medicine dietary supplements and herbal remedies without advice from a physician on the assumption that these substances will have a beneficial effect (Cohen, Ek, and Pan 2002). However, this might not be a safe or advisable practice. For example, at least one recent survey revealed a significant problem with herb… 
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