Alternative Medicine – A Place in Healthcare? November 13, 2009Posted by Dreamhealer in Alternative medicine.
On Monday, November 2, 2009 the Arizona Daily Star published an article, “Alternative-healing instruction in medical schools is questioned.” Right up front before the article, the following was seen: EDITOR’S NOTE: Ten years and $2.5 billion in research have found no cures from alternative medicine. Yet these mostly unproven treatments are now mainstream and used by more than a third of all Americans. This is one part of an occasional Associated Press series on their use and potential risks.
I was perplexed to say the least, since I have done medical writing and have been involved with some alternative therapy research that was shown to be highly effective.
Then, the next day an article “More insurers are covering alternative healing, at a cost,” with the same editor’s note staring you in the face before you read the article. Read More…