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Eukaryon

Class Year

2009

Keywords

homeopathy, naturopathy, Reiki, chiropractic

Abstract

Studies conducted by the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM), a component of the National Institute of Health, provide some evidence that complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) strategies positively affect the wellbeing of patients undergoing conventional treatment (nccam.nih.gov). However, it remains unclear whether the benefit is physiological or psychological in basis (current-oncology.com/index.php/oncology/article/viewFile/139/105). Understanding alternative medicine is essential to determine its efficacy for patients.

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