Tag Archives: Complementary and Alternative Medicine

Acupuncture….the alternative medicine!!

The Point About Acupuncture: It Works Acupuncture is used for everything from pain relief to helping people quit smoking. (Getty Images) Earlier this year, I was working with a 36-year-old patient who was having trouble getting pregnant. She did not want to put any medications into her body, and she asked me if there were … Continue reading Acupuncture….the alternative medicine!!

New U of I course next semester

Laura has been chosen by the University of Iowa to teach “Studies in Complementary and Alternative Medicine” starting in January. It is a survey course, taught in the Global Health Studies Program. This course will be an overview of many of the major ideas and approaches that make up Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) in … Continue reading New U of I course next semester