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Alternative medicine, David M. Haugen, book editor

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Alternative medicine
Title
Alternative medicine
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David M. Haugen, book editor
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Alternative medicine
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opposing viewpoints
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eng
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Dewey number
615.5
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index present
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non fiction
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bibliography
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Opposing viewpoints series
Alternative medicine, David M. Haugen, book editor
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 208-212) and index
Contents
Introduction ; Ch. 1. Does alternative medicine work? 1. Homeopathic medicine is effective / Dana Ullman ; 2. Homeopathic medicine is ineffective ; Robert Todd Carroll ; 3. Chiropractic can reduce some types of pain ; Michael Menke ; 4. Chiropractic is a potentially dangerous pseudoscience ; John Jackson ; 5. Herbal medicines are effective ; Danny Siegenthaler ; 6. Herbal medicines vary in their effectiveness and some may be dangerous ; Jane E. Brody ; Periodical bibliography -- Ch. 2. Why is alternative medicine popular? 1. People choose alternative medicine because they are dissatisfied with conventional medicine / Benedict Carey ; 2. People choose alternative medicine because they fall for sales pitches ; Stephen Barrett and William Jarvis ; 3. People choose alternative medicine because they want to believe it works ; Ben Goldacre ; 4. Employers choose alternative medicine to combat health care costs ; George DeVries ; Periodical bibliography -- Ch. 3. Can alternative and conventional medicine work together? 1. Spirituality should be part of conventional medical treatment / Barbara Anan Kogan ; 2. Spirituality should not be part of conventional medical treatment ; Timothy N. Gorski ; 3. Alternative medicine should submit to conventional testing standards ; The National Academies ; 4. Conventional medical testing standards are flawed ; E. Haavi Morreim ; 5. Alternative medicine should be integrated into medical school ; Philippe Szapary ; 6. Alternative medicine should be evaluated critically in medical school ; Wallace Sampson ; Periodical bibliography -- Ch. 4. What should government do to research and regulate alternative medicine? 1. The FDA should tightly regulate herbal supplements / Joe Dobrin ; 2. Tighter regulation of herbal supplements may overshadow their appropriate use ; James S. Gordon ; 3. The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine promotes pseudoscience ; Kimball C. Atwood IV ; 4. The National Center for C
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9780737738216
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