January 20th, 2012

More medical schools offer ‘alternative’ training

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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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