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April 2018

New CE: Alternative Systems of Medicine

Patients are increasingly using alternative systems of medicine. A 2012 national survey found that about 12% of the U.S. adult population visited an alternative medicine practitioner in the previous year, including practitioners of homeopathy, Ayurveda, acupuncture, and others. 

Take our new CE/CME course to find out if Ayurvedic or Traditional Chinese medicine herbal fixed combinations provide any benefits. And learn about the controversies surrounding homeopathy, as well as the safety concerns with homeopathic preparations. 

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