The latest up-to-date information on the legislative, ethical and medical aspects of alternative medicine.
Don’t we all want to please? That is what “placebo” means, after all—“I shall please.” Yes, if it is possible to provide good healthcare while making patients happy, then by all means let us make them happy. Let’s be warm and caring in our attitudes, for starters. But what if our patient has an illness for which there is no effective treatment? Can we give a placebo, saying it is the latest, greatest cure for what ails them?
Resources | June 22, 2015
When you smoke marijuana, there's an almost immediate effect on your brain, sense of perception and heart rate. There may be long-term effects as well.
Ethics Statements | February 05, 2014
The CMDA Ethics Statement on Alternative/Complimentary Therapy approved by CMDA's House of Representatives.
In this article from the fall 2008 edition of Today's Christian Doctor, Dr. Dónal P. O’Mathúna offers answers to common questions patients have about the increasing alternative medical options available.
Articles | June 01, 2001
David Biebel shares his review of Alternative Medicine: The Christian Handbook in this article published in the summer 2001 edition of Today's Christian Doctor.