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    Why are consumers increasingly interested in non-allopathic medicine and various CAM modalities?

    Why are healthcare providers sometimes hesitant to support CAM or even discuss it with patients?

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    Historically this is nothing new. Such interest comes and goes in waves over time. It is almost as fashion seasons. Scientific medicine has made enormous advances over the last 150 years or so but there are of course still areas which have not seen much progress and sometimes pure emotional demands have not been met within areas that have shown progress. So people turn to other sources of what is seen as support. There is even an ...

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    Why consumers are increasingly interested in non-allopathic medicine and various CAM modalities is discussed. Some healthcare providers are hesitant to support CAM modalities. These reasons are analyzed.