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The Healing Benefits Of African Holistic Medicine

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The Healing Benefits Of African Holistic Medicine

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The Healing Benefits Of African Holistic Medicine

The Healing Benefits Of African Holistic Medicine

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Whether it's acupuncture, homeopathy, or herbs, many of these so-called "alternative medicines" have roots in Africa.

For more, Farai Chideya talks with Dr. Kamau Kokayi. He runs the Center for Holistic Medicine in New York, which blends Western medicine with medical practices from other cultures.