Fewer than 40 percent of the alternative therapies are discussed with one's physician, ... In my personal view, the current status quo which could easily be described as 'Don't ask and don't tell,' needs to be abandoned -- that is not in anyone's best interest.
He was the kind of guy with bad manners, chews with his mouth open. He really was pushing a lot of influential people's buttons. He was very aggressive, but listening to him talk you could not help but think he's brilliant.
As is the case for a lot of conventional medicine. We have not subjected everything in conventional medicine to that level of scrutiny.
The literature suggests that acupuncture may be helpful for certain kinds of pain for control of certain kinds of nausea,
The market for alternative medicine is vast and growing, ... This trend must be guided by scientific inquiry, clinical judgment, regulatory authority and shared decision-making.
I am a great advocate for what I see as a triangular relationship, ... The MD, the patient, the alternative provider in an open circle of communication.