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Integrative Medicine: Human touch helps healing

By DRS. KAY JUDGE AND MAXINE BARISH-WREDEN – McClatchy Newspapers

Of our five senses, touch is the only one that is essential to life. Studies on premature babies have shown a link between holding the babies and better survival rates. Touch has also been linked to many other health benefits – from decreased pain to increased immunity, enhanced alertness and improved performance.

Three new studies on massage reinforce the importance of touch to our lifelong health and well-being:

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