ST. BERNARD'S WORT

ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE FOR DOGS, CATS AND COCKATOOS? WELL, YES--MORE AND MORE AMERICANS BELIEVE IN IT

When Casey collapsed on Christmas Eve two years ago, Betty Lieu rushed him to the hospital, where doctors found his spleen was cancerous and removed it. The prognosis was grim. Even with chemotherapy, Casey would have only a few months to live. Desperate, Lieu, a retired legal secretary in Los Angeles, decided instead to take a chance on a holistic healer who offered to boost Casey's immune system with herbs. Much to Lieu's delight, Casey gained back the weight and energy he had lost, and his coat is once again shiny and full.

His coat? Indeed, and why not? If being...

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