The Effectiveness of Alternative Medicine
Western medicine has not traditionally respected or accepted alternatives such as acupuncture and homeopathic remedies. Many cultures around the globe, however, champion what we call alternative medicine. Why are some so quick to dismiss alternative options while others believe they can almost work miracles? Is it simply a matter of educating doctors and patients? Are such therapies rigorously tested and regulated? The viewpoints in this resource explore the potential benefits and dangers of alternative therapies, providing readers with provocative questions to consider.