Alternative Therapies (Part 2)

Foster, Virginia S.
June 2005
PN;Jun2005, Vol. 59 Issue 6, p14
Trade Publication
The article presents information on various issues related to alternative therapies. Some alternative treatments may improve one's general health. Others could trigger a helpful placebo effect, if only for a limited time. Others are ineffective for multiple sclerosis, and still others are actually dangerous. Alternative medicine attracts many quacks and frauds who claim their treatments can produce miracles. The truth is, they can produce misery in the form of wasted money, dashed hopes, and even direct physical harm. INSET: Separating Fact From Fiction.


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