More medical schools offer 'alternative' training

Posted on January 20th, 2012 by

With increasing healthcare costs and concerns about medication side effects, methods of treatment such as yoga, acupuncture and tai chi – collectively known as complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) — are poised to become more mainstream than ever…The Consortium of Academic Health Centers for Integrative Medicine, an association that helps medical schools incorporate CAM education, has grown to 50 members -- up from eight from when the group was founded in 1999. Among its current members are Mayo Clinic…

USA Today, by Cheryl Alkon,  1/11/2012

Tags: Complementary/Alternative Medicine

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