ENCORE: Integrative Medicine Under the Microscope, Part 1


Why is it that so many patients are looking for alternative and complementary medicines and treatments? Should more studies be conducted on alternative or complementary treatments, or is it a waste of money and time? Does integrative medicine belong in academic medical centers—should it be taught at all? John Weeks, with over 32 years of experience in advocacy for natural medicine, confronts the critics of the new trend to fund research in medical schools and universities; what’s the future of integrative medicine in the U.S.? Are initiatives underway to make it more available and affordable? How has the current opiate epidemic created an opportunity for advances in non-drug treatment of pain syndromes? Could integrative medicine provide the key to solving America’s health care crisis? Click HERE for part 2.

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