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Herbs at the Hospital

Posted Tuesday, May 6, 2014

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Herbs at the Hospital Doctors are great, and prescriptions and surgery have saved many a life. But some people believe a steady diet of herbal supplements and holistic healing can also be effective, or at least complementary, to Western medicine. The Cleveland Clinic recently opened an herbal clinic in its Center for Integrative Medicine. Supporters say it's long overdue that hospitals embrace alternative medicine. Critics, on the other hand, say hospitals are a place of science, not unproven traditions.




Jamie Starkey, Lead Acupuncturist at the Cleveland Clinic
Dr. Daniel Neides, Medical Director for the Wellness Institute at Cleveland Clinic
Galina Roofener, Cleveland Clinic herbalist
Dr. David A. Baker, Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Medicine at Stony Brook University School of Medicine
Dr. Gilbert Ross, Medical and Executive Director at the American Council on Science and Health

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