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The Great Divide August 4, 2009

Posted by Dreamhealer in Alternative medicine, naturopathic.
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Feeling queasy? Drink this bottle of pink sludge. Got an anxiety problem? One of these green pills should clear that up. That ribeye dinner not up to snuff? Here, have one of these “steak tastes better” pills and call in the morning.

Pills, pills, pills. If there’s a problem with a chemical-compound relief that can be copyrighted and trademarked, there’s a pharmaceutical company making a profit off of it.

While such remedies certainly have their place, patients and even doctors are increasingly open to less-invasive solutions. Dr. Dawson Farr was on the path to becoming a traditional pill-slinger until he contracted dysentery in Guatemala. Read More…

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