Trick Or Treatment: The Undeniable Facts about Alternative Medicine
The truth about the potions, lotions, pills and needles, pummelling and energizing that lie beyond the realms of conventional medicine.Whether you are an ardent believer in alternative medicine, a skeptic, or are simply baffled by the range of services and opinions, this guide lays to rest doubts and contradictions with authority, integrity, and clarity. In this groundbreaking analysis, over thirty of the most popular treatments—acupuncture, homeopathy, aromatherapy, reflexology, chiropractic, and herbal medicines—are examined for their benefits and potential dangers. Questions answered include: What works and what doesn't? What are the secrets, and what are the lies? Who can you trust, and who is ripping you off? Can science decide what is best, or do the old wives' tales really tap into ancient, superior wisdom?In their scrutiny of alternative and complementary cures, authors Simon Singh and Edzard Ernst also strive to reassert the primacy of the scientific method as a means for determining public health practice and policy.
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Review: Trick or Treatment: The Undeniable Facts about Alternative MedicineUser Review - Qi - Goodreads
This book takes an empirical view to evaluate the clinical trial data on various alternative medicine. For each of the "therapies" analyzed in the book, there is a summary of the historical background ... Read full review
Review: Trick or Treatment: The Undeniable Facts about Alternative MedicineUser Review - Mackenzie - Goodreads
While I agree with some of the authors concerns about alternative medicine and it's effects on societal health, I can't help but feel this book was incredibly biased. The authors are not blatant about ... Read full review
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