Global Health & Environment
Spring 2001, Vol. 9, Issue 1

Sizing Up Alternative Medicine

Monitor Cover Vol. 8-2

Inside this Issue:

  • Complementary Therapies Surge, Challenge Conventional Wisdom
    —by Dr. Andrew Vickers, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York City
  • CECheck-Up
    —by Dr. Sushma Palmer, CECHE, Washington DC
  • Plant Power: Rediscovering the Roots of Modern Medicine
    —by Mr. Joel Swerdlow, an Ass't Editor, National Geographic Magazine, Wash., DC
  • Sifting Through Supplements: Consumers, Industry Confront Myths and Realities of “Natural Products”
    —by Mr. Bruce Silverglade, Center for Science in the Public Interest, Washington, DC
  • Ayurveda's Ancient Ways Promote Contemporary Healthy Living
    —by Shri Kant Mishra MD; University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA
  • Traditional Chinese Medicine Vies for Place in Western Medical Practice
    — by Dr. Boping Wu, Atlantic Institute of Oriental Medicine, Miami, FL
  • Cancer: Does CAM Measure Up?
    — by Dr. Sushma Palmer, CECHE, Washington, DC
  • Scientists Tap CAM for Arthritis, Rheumatism Treatments
    — by Peter Fisher MD; Royal London Homoeopathic Hospital, London, UK
  • Rigorous Research, Sound Policy—Key to Integration of CAM and Conventional Medicine
    —by Ms. Linda Engel and Steven Strauss MD; National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD.

Global Health & Environment
Spring 2001, Vol. 9, Issue 1

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