alternative medicine http://kalw.org en At children's hospital, kids find comfort in music therapy http://kalw.org/post/childrens-hospital-kids-find-comfort-music-therapy <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;">&nbsp;</p><p></p> Wed, 16 Jul 2014 02:07:01 +0000 Liz Mak 46625 at http://kalw.org At children's hospital, kids find comfort in music therapy Misophonia: the hatred of sound http://kalw.org/post/misophonia-hatred-sound <p><em>It’s a rare sensitivity to normal, everyday sounds, like typing, or footsteps, or even breathing. And it’s being increasingly diagnosed. Researchers believe Misophonia begins in adolescence, but it can carry into adulthood. It can cause the people who believe they’re suffering from it to feel enraged, panicked, and inescapably overwhelmed.</em></p><p><em>KALW’s Leila Day spoke with a teenager who believes she’s suffering from Misophonia in this story of a family’s struggle with sound.&nbsp; A note for our readers: we’re only using the girls’ first name to protect her identity.</em></p> Thu, 20 Sep 2012 22:40:41 +0000 Leila Day 16953 at http://kalw.org Misophonia: the hatred of sound Today on Your Call: What are the merits of alternative medicine? http://kalw.org/post/today-your-call-what-are-merits-alternative-medicine <p><span style="letter-spacing: 0px">On today&#39;s Your Call, we&rsquo;ll have a conversation about alternative health care-- how and why people are seeking out treatments like acupuncture, massage, herbs, and chiropractics. As the controversy over President Obama&#39;s federal health care plan continues in Washington, are you looking more to alternative/non-western medicine for effective and affordable care? Thu, 05 Apr 2012 07:00:00 +0000 Ali Budner 8649 at http://kalw.org Today on Your Call: What are the merits of alternative medicine?