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Alternative medicine attracts adherents for good or ill

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About 50 percent of Americans use alternative medicine — and 10 percent use it on their children, according to Paul Offit, author of the new book, “Do You Believe in Magic? The Sense and Nonsense of Alternative Medicine.” (HarperCollins). Offit,

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Scope of Homoeopathy

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To understand the scope of homeopathy, one needs to first understand its limitations : Homoeopathy relates to no affection of health where the exciting cause of disease is constantly present and operative. It relates to no affections of health, which

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Complementary and Alternative Medicine in the United States

While relatively new in the U.S., complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) is a fully accepted and integrated form of health care in many areas of the world and has existed since antiquity. For Americans, CAM is one of the fastest

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