‘Alternative Medicines’ dangerous choice for children
Posted: 24 December 2010 02:23 PM   [ Ignore ]
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I do so wish people would be more conservative in treating children and go with what’s been shown to work most of the time.


http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-12060507

If I hear the words ‘more natural’ one more time as a justification for using untested treatments I’ll scream really, really loud.


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[ Edited: 24 December 2010 10:20 PM by pelagic ]
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Posted: 24 December 2010 10:17 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 1 ]
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Yes, there seems to be an automatic presumption that anything labeles alternative or complementary, and certainly anything “natural” must be safe. This study justs adds a bit to the already ample evidence that this assumption is false.

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