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The Pleasure-and the Power-Of Human Touch

The Pleasure – and the Power – of Human Touch by Susan Kleinman, LamasBeauty Correspondent You don’t have to be a scientist to know that being touched – by the right person, at the right time, in the right way – feels awfully good. What scientists do know that you may not, is that human touch can actually improve your […]

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Benefits and Research Regarding Infant Massage

History / Origin Massage therapy is one of the oldest forms of treatment in the world, having first been described in China during the second century B.C. and soon after in India and Egypt. Hippocrates, in 400 B.C., defined medicine as “the art of rubbing.” Massage therapy disappeared from the American medical scene around the time of the pharmaceutical revolution […]

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