A physician in California, Dan Orville Harper, MD, has been charged with negligence, gross negligence, and unprofessional conduct by the Medical Board of California.
For practicing homeopathy, energy therapy, ozone therapy, and craniosacral therapy
We call that Naturopathy and those pseudo-medicines are part of the
In California Naturopathy is licensed so pseudo-medicine is a no no when offered by MD's is the standard of care when offered by ND's.
One exception is the Integrative Medicine Clinics in California Medical Schools.
The UCSF Osher Center for Integrative Medicine offers quite the selection of pseudo-medicine from acupuncture to aruvedra to chiropractic to, yes,
a Japanese vibrational energy therapy facilitated by light touch, on or slightly off the body, that balances the human biofield
Supplementation as needed with medicinal foods, teas, herbs, vitamins, minerals, and homeopathics (emphasis added)
Home remedies such as hot/cold packs, nasal rinsing, and self-massage
Energy-based treatments such as acupuncture and massage
Jin Shin Jyutsu uses light touch over specific areas on the body to balance and restore the energy flow to a more harmonious state.
And do not forget California is home to the Chopra Center, offereing craniosacral therapy and
Either the California Board of Medicine really has its work cut out for it by applying the same standard across the state or Dr. Harper needs to go to work for the local medical school.