November 4th, 2011

Steve Jobs and the Lure of Alternative Healing

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Steve Jobs’ decision to treat his pancreatic cancer with a vegan diet, herbs, juices and acupuncture rather than the surgery his doctors urged, is being debated everywhere this week…Among the sickest patients, with complicated and chronic health conditions, the numbers may well be even higher; at the Mayo Clinic, for example, fully 60 to 70% of new medical patients report having at some point also sought some form of alternative care.

TIME, Judith Warner, 11/4/11

Tags: Cancer, Complementary/Alternative Medicine

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