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Friday, 19 May 2017

Use of alternative medicine is associated with low vaccination rates

The fact that some alternative medicine (the authors use the abbreviation ‘CAM’) practitioners recommend against vaccination is well-known and often-documented. Specifically implicated are:
  • Physicians practising integrative medicine 
  • Doctors of anthroposophical medicine 
  • Naturopaths 
  • Homeopaths 
  • Chiropractors 
As a result, children consulting homeopaths, naturopaths or chiropractors are less likely to receive vaccines and more likely to get vaccine-preventable diseases. These effects […]