alternative medicine

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the practice of medicine without the use of drugs

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However, these companies and the general public also suffer from the propaganda spread by certain members of the alternative health and anti-vaccination communities.
The chairperson of LCCI committee on alternative health products, Shamim Akhtar also spoke on the occasion.
Alternative health practitioners are becoming more vital simply because more Americans are adopting healthier lifestyles and embracing complementary and alternative health care.
The first and most obvious question that emerges from collecting and accessing alternative health information is "What harm does it do?
Gerry is at the forefront of Irish alternative health science.
If this bill becomes law in NC, it will protect alternative health practitioners from being charged with the eunlicensed practice of medicine', as long as they disclose their training and qualifications and disclose that they are not licensed medical doctors.
Long-term care facilities would then have to track the enrollment of residents in the multiple alternative health plans that would be made available, it is hoped, to Medicare beneficiaries.
While most beneficiaries still receive their health care through original fee-for-service Medicare, we welcome every opportunity to give seniors and people with disabilities alternative health plan choices," said HCFA Administrator Nancy-Ann DeParle.
com alternative health information library creates the most current, compelling and comprehensive alternative health information on the web today.
Alternative health care is nontraditional treatment that may range from massage therapy to herbal medicine.
How many more health, alternative health and nutrition titles can succeed?
Instead, predictors of the use of alternative health care include: higher education status; poorer health status; a holistic orientation to health; an experience which changed the person's worldview; certain health problems including anxiety, chronic pain, back problems, and urinary tract problems; and an orientation to environmentalism, feminism, spirituality and personal growth.
Alternative health plans such as Health Maintenance Organizations and Preferred Provider Organizations influence community hospitals.
Extrapolating from 1,500 telephone interviews, Eisenberg calculated that spinal manipulation, acupuncture, biofeedback, massage, and a dozen other non-textbook treatments accounted for 425 million visits to alternative health care providers nationwide in 1990, as against 388 million visits to primary care doctors.
One of the hot items on alternative health shelves these days is the herbal antidepressant St.
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