TITLE

Oreilly @ internet medicine show

PUB. DATE
December 1998
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;12/15/98, Vol. 159 Issue 12, p1510
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Highlights several medical Web sites. Personal Life Force Energy Discs; Therapeutic touch; Maharishi Ayur-Ved products; Museum of Questionable Medical Devices; Preventing heart problems with Kirlian photography and gem therapy; Advanced longevity medicine to retard the aging process; Sports event conception blocker; 21 days toward detoxification; Mention of the Web address of Quack Watch online.
ACCESSION #
1393935

 

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