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Why Resorting To Alternative Medicine To Treat Cancer Is A Bad Idea - Forbes



Why Resorting To Alternative Medicine To Treat Cancer Is A Bad Idea 
Forbes
Steve Jobs may have shortened his life by delaying, for 9 months, obtaining conventional treatment for his rare cancer. In any case, it is abundantly clear that alternative treatments are no substitute for standard cancer treatment. In 2003 Apple CEO ...

 


Health ministry sets up taskforce for alternative medicine - The Standard



The Standard
 
Health ministry sets up taskforce for alternative medicine 
The Standard
Kenyans waiting for science-backed herbal treatments have a reason to smile after the Government announced plans to establish an agency to oversee management of alternative medicine. Health Cabinet Secretary Sicily Kariuki said plans to set up a task ...

 


How to Recommend Alternative Medicine to Reluctant Family Members - Care2.com



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How to Recommend Alternative Medicine to Reluctant Family Members 
Care2.com
Sharing a new idea or way of doing something can be challenging. If you come at it from the wrong angle, then you've got the Great Wall of China separating you and your loved one for who knows how long. Change and newness spark fear and anxiety in most ...

 


Chiropractic clinic also offers alternative medicines - WV News



WV News
 
Chiropractic clinic also offers alternative medicines 
WV News
?Functional medicine treats your underlying health issues. It's not a symptom treatment; we get to the root cause,? said Tina Taylor, marketing specialist for the practice. The website claims the practitioners can ?identify biologic and energetic ...

 


Stuck in an opioids crisis, officials turn to acupuncture - The Bellingham Herald



The Bellingham Herald
 
Stuck in an opioids crisis, officials turn to acupuncture 
The Bellingham Herald
Marine veteran Jeff Harris was among the first to sign up when the Providence VA hospital started offering acupuncture for chronic pain. "I don't like taking pain medication. I don't like the way it makes me feel," he said. Harris also didn't want to ...

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To Give Your Patients Hope, Listen Well to The Stories They Tell Themselves - Diabetes In Control



Diabetes In Control
 
To Give Your Patients Hope, Listen Well to The Stories They Tell Themselves 
Diabetes In Control
I recently met a patient whose life is alternative medicine. Not complementary medicine but alternative medicine. A young woman in her early 30's who was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes 10 years ago. Besides having an A1C of 10.5%, I could tell she was ...

 


Pot companies settle lawsuit that threatened to upend Maryland's medical marijuana industry - Baltimore Sun



Baltimore Sun
 
Pot companies settle lawsuit that threatened to upend Maryland's medical marijuana industry 
Baltimore Sun
Alternative Medicine Maryland filed the lawsuit in 2016 against state regulators. It argued the state illegally ignored racial diversity when picking growers. None of the 15 companies selected to grow the drug were led by African-Americans, despite a ...

 


Alternative Medicine Can Work, but Don't Force It on Us - Cystic Fibrosis News Today



Cystic Fibrosis News Today
 
Alternative Medicine Can Work, but Don't Force It on Us 
Cystic Fibrosis News Today
And each of those medications has myriad interactions with other substances. Doctors make mistakes. But I, a 24-year-old with journalism and history degrees, don't think I can regularly outsmart MDs in big-boy science. Put simply: My disease is complex ...

 


An Integrative Education: Georgetown's Complementary and Alternative Medicine Program Sparks Debate - The Georgetown Voice



The Georgetown Voice
 
An Integrative Education: Georgetown's Complementary and Alternative Medicine Program Sparks Debate 
The Georgetown Voice
?Quackademic,? a portmanteau of quack and academic, means exactly that. ?It's the infiltration of quackery into academic medicine,? Gorski said. ?I wish I had coined [the term], but I didn't.? Gorski is a surgical oncologist, a professor at the Wayne ...

 


Outlandish claims could appear on alternative medicine labels, alarming health groups - 3AW



3AW
 
Outlandish claims could appear on alternative medicine labels, alarming health groups 
3AW
Alternative medications spruiking hundreds of bizarre and outlandish claims could soon be approved if a new law passes Federal Government. Some of the claims, which would appear on labels of complimentary medicines, included 'replenishes gate of ...