Studies by the National Institutes of Health indicate that over 80% of all
people using alternative therapies combine it with their medical treatment.
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According to the Consumers' Association, 9 out of 10 members who have used
complementary medicine would use it again, 80% would recommend it to others.
50 % of patients surveyed after treatment report "greatly improved", and 40% reported "improved" or "slightly improved" 88% reported they still experienced improvements after 10 weeks.
- The Handbook for Complementary Medicine, Stephen Fulder
Anywhere from 60-90% of all visits to doctors are in the mind-body
Faith in the medical treatment, is wonderfully therapeutic, successful at
treating 60-90% of most common medical problems.
- Dr. Herbert Benson, Harvard Medical School, Time Magazine June 24, 1996
82% of people surveyed believe in the power of personal prayer.
- Time Magazine
Washington State passed a law effective Jan.1996 that requires insurance
companies to pay for alternative therapies such as acupuncture and massage.
- The Economist