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How should we define health?

The WHO definition of health as complete wellbeing is no longer fit for purpose given the rise of chronic disease. Machteld Huber and colleagues propose changing the emphasis towards the ability to adapt and self manage in the face of … Continue reading

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Homeopathy isn’t unethical, it’s just controversial

The Conversation – by Jon Wardle 15th March 2012 Homeopathy isn’t unethical, it’s just controversial The ethics of homeopathy was once again thrust into the spotlight yesterday after a leaked draft of the National Health and Medical Research Council’s statement … Continue reading

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Swiss Report: Homeopathy is effective

Homeopathy is effective according to Swiss federal report November 19th, updated December 31 2011 Article by Dr Alex Tournier PhD, Executive Director, Homeopathy Research Institute The 2006 Swiss Health Technology Assessment (HTA) report on homeopathy was commissioned by the Federal … Continue reading

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Vets to brief MSPs on animal health

Farming UK – 17.02.12 On Wednesday, 14th March 2012, The British Homeopathic Association and Jim Eadie MSP are hosting a reception at the Scottish Parliament entitled ‘Cleaning up the food chain; the role homeopathy could play’.” Read the full article … Continue reading

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CAM in the US Health Insurance Reform Debate

CAM & Health Reform Thompson and Nichter, 2011 “… there is increasing evidence that complementary and alternative medicine may be ideally-suited to address key issues at the center of the US health care crisis by providing cost effective, patient-centered care … Continue reading

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