Quackery, Quackery Myths

Quackery Myth exposed: Alternative Medicine and Integrative Medicine are different

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According to the Mayo Clinic, integrative medicine is the same thing as complementary and alternative medicine. “Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) is the popular name for health care practices that traditionally have not been part of conventional medicine. 

“In many cases, as evidence of efficacy and safety grows, these therapies are being combined with conventional medicine. Thus, the term alternative has been dropped and replaced with newer terms, such as complementary and integrative medicine, integrative medicine and health, or just integrative medicine.” 

 *Personal note: I was going to do a quackery blog on this but this would be more effective. A lot of people do not know they use different names to confuse people* 

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