The skeptics view of alternative medicine
By Claire Trottier and Behzad ElahiAlternative medicine is gaining popularity in Canada, especially for the treatment of chronic conditions. Many treatment modalities are endorsed by practitioners of alternative medicine: from nutritional supplements, to acupuncture, to magnetic bracelets. It is important to examine scientifically if these treatments works, and in so doing, we can see how skeptics examine the claims of alternative medicine.
For a skeptic, it is important to constantly remain open to new ideas; being skeptical does not mean dismissing ideas outright. Skepticism means carefully investigating...Click Here to Read More...
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