What alternative health

practitioners might not tell you



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"…the disconnect continues. Proponents keep pretending that there is compelling evidence, or it has not been properly studied yet, or it does not have to be studied because historical anecdotes are enough — whichever argument suits the moment. Meanwhile the media keep breathlessly telling us that acupuncture is gaining ground, while the evidence is standing still. The premise of SBM [Science Based Medicine] is that support and resources should follow scientific support. In the world of CAM [Complementary and Alternative Medicine], however, support follows belief, and the science seems to be an afterthought or, worse, an obstacle." Article by Steven Novella MD, Science Based Medicine (18th March 2009)