TITLE

BOGUS BEE POLLEN

AUTHOR(S)
Satel, Sally; Taranto, James
PUB. DATE
January 1996
SOURCE
New Republic;1/8/96-1/15/96, Vol. 214 Issue 2/3, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Addresses the conflict between the U.S. Office of Alternative Medicine director Joseph Jacobs and Senator Tom Harkin concerning medical research. List of alternative medicine advocates appointed by Harkin over Jacobs' objections; Opposition of the advocates to Jacobs' plan to sponsor research centers at top medical schools; Need for researchers to use systematic techniques in determining the effectiveness of a treatment.
ACCESSION #
9601112912

 

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