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Naturopathic treatments. Alternative medicine. Homeopathy. Over the years, many people have associated these forms of treatment with clinical malpractice and irrational science. In our advanced world, such alternative methods seem to have no place. They are based largely on anecdotal evidence and lack professional support and funding. Thoroughly designed clinical trials for such complementary and alternative … Read More

Thinking about old-time medicine can be intimidating. In the 19th century, mothers would often calm their infants with Mrs. Winslow’s Soothing Syrup, a formula primarily composed of morphine and alcohol. Doctors didn’t hesitate to prescribe heavy metals like arsenic and mercury, and pharmaceutical companies featured drugs such as opium, heroin, and cocaine in their products. However, … Read More

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