Alternative medicine: hoax or healing?

Alternative medicine: hoax or healing?

The Nursing Health Assessment program requires students to research a complementary or alternative medicine and report their findings to the class. Depending on the year, topics range from more mainstream treatments like medical marijuana, meditation …
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Why Would a Medical Doctor Embrace an Unproven Treatment?

Such treatments aren't as unusual as they used to be, of course—according to the National Center for Health Statistics, 38 percent of Americans use some kind of complementary or alternative medicine, from acupuncture to tai chi. But the treatment …
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Vitamin Supplements Do Not Appear to Decrease Glaucoma Risk

Recent studies have found that 1 in 9 glaucoma patients use complementary and alternative medications, including vitamin supplements, as part of their therapy. However, the results of a study carried out by researchers at the University of California …
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