Dubious Medicine

Number 24325
Subject Medicine
Source Chicago Tribune
State IL
Year 2009
Publication Date 05/21/2009; 05/22/2009; 11/22/2009; 11/23/2009
Summary Alternative treatments have become very popular among autism patients and their families. Furthermore, physicians are promoting and using these treatments. This investigation reveals that these treatments are unproven and very risky to the children receiving the treatments. Also, in the investigation, they found a number of disappointing results from the few clinical trials, even though many families believe their children have benefited.
Category Contest Entry
Pages 30
Keywords Autism; Alternative treatments; Physicians; Medicine; Children; Clinical trials; Disorder; Health
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