Are complementary and alternative medicines becoming more mainstream?

My most recent blog has been posted on the Huffington Post UK.  Please check it out!


NHS Workers Show the Value of Keeping Health Care Options Open

Mainstream, traditional, conventional and orthodox – all words which, when applied to medicine, suggest a must-have of hospitals, pills, uniformed nurses and doctors with stethoscopes.

But it’s not that simple.

It is becoming increasingly mainstream to want access to a wider variety of health care options than the NHS normally provides…

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In case you think this is just a UK phenomenon, see the stats for USA health care workers using alternative medicines.  Here is an interesting article on this phenomena in the Chicago Tribune’s Health section, called More doctors going the alternative route – Even in their own lives, physicians look beyond Western medicine.

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Author:Tony Lobl

I write and edit articles on spirituality from the perspective of the practice of Christian Science as an Associate Editor for the Christian Science periodicals. I studied at the University of Surrey earning a BSc Hons Degree in Modern Mathematics before the teachings of Christian Science transformed my life and re-shaped my career.


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