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Alternative Medicine

A Subject Guide providing suggested resources and other information for beginning research on the topic Alternative Medicine.

Background Information

Alternative medicine is any practice that claims to have the same healing effects of conventional medicine, but is (generally) not developed through scientific method (examples include homeopathy and acupuncture). Use the following sources to learn more about alternative medicine, its supporters, and its detractors.