Decision to decline chemotherapy for son parent's hardest call


Decision to decline chemotherapy for son parent's hardest call

Nine-year-old Brayden O'Donohue is being treated for a rare type of leukaemia. When he relapsed in April his parents decided to explore complementary therapies in addition to medical treatment. These included a raw vegan diet, Chinese medicine, reiki, …
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UK to regulate e-cigarettes as medicine

We don't think a ban is proportionate to the risk, when the alternative is people continuing to smoke,” he told reporters. Britain's chief medical officer, Sally Davies, said smokers were harmed by tar and toxins in tobacco smoke, not nicotine, so it …
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How to become an alternative medicine practitioner : Sampan.org

They finally stopped after Wong visited a Chinese medical practitioner, who prescribed a week of bitter herbal medicine. “Afterwards, my stomach aches …
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