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  • Genre:MEDICAL
  • SubGenre:Dictionaries & Terminology
  • Language:English
  • Pages:500
  • eBook ISBN:9781609840723

The Dictionary of Alternative & Complementary Medicine

Subjective health care viewed with an objective eye

by Joseph C Segen

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A dictionary of non-traditional medicine written for doctors and intelligent consumers by a medically qualified doctor
Should medical doctors take alternative and complementary approaches to health seriously? Yes and no. Non-traditional health care excels in reducing the risk of western diseases, through diet, exercise and lifestyle modification. It fails, sometimes spectacularly, to help patients once dread diseases such as AIDS and cancer develop. This dictionary was compiled by a pathologist. It separates the wheat of facts from the chaff of fantasy about complementary and alternative medicine
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