Book raises alarms about alternative medicine

Book raises alarms about alternative medicine

Combined with alternative therapy research at the National Cancer Institute, the NIH spends a total of $233 million a year on this research, which has included everything from herbal supplements to acupuncture and aromatherapy. Briggs notes that …
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Opinion: Alternative healing or quackery?

Hospitals now have dietary supplements on their formularies (list of stocked medications); offer reiki masters to cancer patients; or teach medical students how to manipulate healing energies. Forty-two percent of hospitals offered some form of …
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Can Alternative Medicine Be Potentially Dangerous?

Barrie Cassileth, chief of integrative medicine at New York's Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, said that Steve Job's faith in alternative medicine may have cost him his life, as Jobs chose to delay surgery for his pancreatic cancer, instead …
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