alternative medicine


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the practice of medicine without the use of drugs

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senator, and medical educator, spent his life promoting this form of alternative medicine which is based on the notion of giving people natural substances that induce mild symptoms mimicking their illnesses.
In Mosby's Complementary and Alternative Medicine solid research serves as the basis for each discussion, with a thorough review of the indications, contradictions, and clinically controlled trials.
What got left out of "Quacks and Flacks" are the reasons many people have turned to alternative medicine in the first place.
The bipartisan Congressional Caucus on Complementary & Alternative Medicine and Dietary Supplements was organized for this purpose and is co-chaired in the Senate by Sens.
The fact sheets include "Making Decisions About Using CAM" and "Selecting a CAM Practitioner," as well as "What Is Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM)?
These current and soon to be released resources on complementary and alternative medicine are recommended by Dr.
Nationally, more and more Americans--as many as 42 percent according to one recent estimate--are using Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) approaches for their health care needs.
The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) invites applications to help stimulate the amount and elevate the quality of basic, mechanistic, and preclinical research in all domains of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) to provide a stronger foundation for ongoing and planned clinical studies.
The term complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) was developed by the National Institutes of Health to represent a wide range of healing philosophies and therapies generally not taught in medical schools, not administered in hospitals, and not reimbursed by insurance.
From a pragmatic perspective, there is no alternative medicine and there is no conventional medicine.
Tom Harkin (D-Iowa) and Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) convinced Congress that the NIH should establish an Office of Alternative Medicine and awarded it a $2 million budget (Harkin believed that bee pollen, a popular alternative treatment, cured his allergies and wanted further scientific study).
An increasing number of Norwegians are using alternative medicine.
Alternative Medicine Research Report (12x, $199 charter, $249 regular), which updates physicians on clinical research and reimbursement and legislative developments surrounding complementary and alternative medicine.
Alternative medicine seems to be on the tip of everyone's tongue these days, although there still is no standard definition of what it means, in Switzerland or anywhere else.
have signed an agreement enabling First DataBank to incorporate Healthnotes' extensive databases on complementary and alternative medicine information into their drug knowledge base products.
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