alternative medicine

5 Obamacare 'Myths' That Are (at Least Partly) True

Last week, DailyFinance explored several myths about how the health care reform law will effect average Americans -- myths that had little basis in fact. But these five rumors about the PPACA do contain at least a grain of truth, and they may hit your pocketbook.

Medical Marijuana: Who's on Hook for Consumer Safety?

Last week, a new bill was introduced by lawmakers that would remove the federal ban on marijuana and let states produce, regulate and tax it. Though it's unclear how much traction the bill will achieve, it shifts the debate from a moral to an economic one and raises a number of questions about consumer safety.

More Americans Turn to Acupuncture as Medical Costs Rise

year after President Obama signed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act into law, many Americans are still struggling to get their insurance to cover basic medical treatments. And now Americans are increasingly exploring less expensive alternatives to traditional Western medicine -- like acupuncture.