Integrative Medicine

Some articles on medicine, integrative medicine:

Alternative Medical Systems - Terminology
... Alternative medicine" refers to any practice that is put forward as having the healing effects of medicine, but is not based on evidence gathered with the ... "Complementary medicine" refers to use of alternative medicine alongside conventional medicine, in the belief that it increases the effectiveness ... An example of “complementary medicine” is use of the alternative medicine called acupuncture (sticking needles in the body to influence the flow of a supernatural energy ...
Mehmet Oz - Controversy - Integrative Medicine
... Oz is a supporter of integrative medicine, combining conventional medical treatments with alternative therapies such as hypnosis, prayer, and energy healing ... Oz is promoting unproven and harmful alternative medicine practices on The Oprah Winfrey Show and elsewhere ...
Allina Hospitals & Clinics - Integrative Medicine
... Health and Healing is the largest health system based integrative medicine center in the United States ...
Mind-body Exercise - Criticism
... CAM, and use of the term "alternative medicine", have been criticised ... Understanding in Science and Engineering Indicators 2002 defined the term "alternative medicine", as used in their report, as treatments that had not been proven ... Sampson argued that proponents of alternative medicine often used terminology which was loose or ambiguous to create the appearance that a choice between "alternative" effective treatments ...

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