A Consumer's Guide to "alternative Medicine": A Close Look at Homeopathy, Acupuncture, Faith-healing, and Other Unconventional Treatments

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Prometheus Books, 1992 - Health & Fitness - 299 pages
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Butler disposes of the myths and madness perpetrated by fringe practitioners, bogus nutritionists, "health pornographers," and the "quackery mafia." Laying bare the absurdities and dangers of some popular diets and the unethical behavior of health gurus, he also shows how some unscientific "healing cults" are getting their dogma written into state law, defrauding the public and siphoning off billions of healthcare dollars.

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A consumer's guide to "alternative medicine": a close look at homeopathy, acupuncture, faith-healing, and other unconventional treatments

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Butler, a nutritionist, attacks just about every alternative therapy in existence, including crystal healing, aromatherapy, and astrological counseling. Much of his data can be found in other works ... Read full review


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