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    What Effect Would Leaving the EU Have on Alternative Medicine in the UK?

    Now, I expect you have already made your mind up and I do not have any expectation that issues around quackery will sway your vote on the EU. However, I thought it would be interesting to look at what consequences might unfold if the UK were to leave the EU for alternative medicines. What would happen to the prevalence, regulation and availability of CAM? What would it mean for the training and registration of practitioners? How much does the EU influence what we see on the High Street, how consumers are protected and how public money is spent on such [read more...]
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John Wesley and The Origins of the Natural Health Movement

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Examine the discourse of any alternative medicine and you will encounter a surprisingly homogenous set of themes: that their methods are natural, simple, available to all, and are based on ancient and traditional knowledge. Cures for disease are freely available from nature and we do not need the intermediation of [read more...]
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Steiner Schools and Risk Factors for Child Abuse

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When you lead children to feel the beauty of sunrise and sunset, to be sensitive to the beauty of flowers and to the majesty of thunder and lightening,  when, in short, you develop in them the aesthetic sense, you are doing far more for them than if you were to [read more...]

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