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Points of Interest 12/29/2016

Pharmacist Accredited Naturopath. I would think the combination would cause the head to explode.Do Alternative Medicine Cancer Treatments Work? The Truth Is In Their Price TagFrom cow urine to a North Korean wonder drug: the weirdest alternative health stories of 2016Auricular Acupuncture for Exam Anxiety in Medical Students—A Randomized Cross...
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DEC
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Acupunctures for alcohol withdrawal? No. Not really

The meta-analysis is Acupuncture as an intervention to reduce alcohol dependency: a systematic review and meta-analysis.Theyaimed to ascertain the effectiveness of acupuncture for reducing alcohol dependence as assessed by changes in either craving or withdrawal symptoms.and after reviewing 15 RCT's, came to the conclusion that acupuncture was pote...
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DEC
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Report from the B Ark

As I mentioned before, I suspect that the Chinese are making a medical B ark. Into the A ship would go all the leaders, scientists and other high achievers. The C ship would contain all the people who made things and did things, and the B ark would hold everyone else, such as hairdressers, telephone sanitisers and CAM providers/researchers. Wh...
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DEC
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New Study: Pediatric patients seeing naturopaths and chiropractors less likely to get flu vaccination

Despite the well-established safety and efficacy of vaccines, chiropractors and naturopaths (including naturopathic "doctors" and "physicians") are ideologically opposed to vaccination. This is why you find disgraced physician and anti-vaccination crank Andrew Wakefield giving the keynote address to a chiropractic "pediatrics" conference last weeke...
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DEC
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Franchising CAM

The Joint Chiropractic is a company that has been quite successful in doing with chiropractic what McDonalds did with food.They are a nationwide system of franchised clinics whose goal is to improve quality of life through routine and affordable chiropractic care. They have 350 Plus clinics, say they do over two million manipulations a year and are...
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