If my personal healthcare choices and spending habits are any indication, this article from Natural News has a lot of merit.
I wholeheartedly support the holistic approach. And while there’s a place for allopathic medicine, particularly in emergency care, I think traditional doctors need to keep this guiding principle top of mind: First do no harm. Especially the doctors working for the pharmaceutical companies.
By Isabelle Z.
(NaturalNews) As more and more Americans are starting to realize that conventional medicine does not hold the answers to their problems, their spending on natural health remedies is rising. In fact, a study that was recently released by the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) shows that Americans spend $30.2 billion on complementary health approaches each year.
When you consider the fact that they spend $328.8 billion on out-of-pocket health expenditures overall, the significant portion of health-related spending occupied by alternative remedies becomes quite clear.