Who’s protecting you from the quacks?

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I recently read an article by a human oncologist, wherein she made a profound statement that nicely encapsulated my feelings about the inherent conflict surrounding public protection and the practice of alternative medicine. She said that “…a doctor can face reprimand for inadvertent error but an alternative practitioner can get away with intentional harm.” Continue reading