Alternative Medicine Is Big Business And Its Use Is On The Rise

Take a look at the latest U.S. News & World Report article on the increased use of alternative care. They have done articles like this in the past. The trend is toward more and more individuals turning to acupuncturists, chiropractors and other alternative medicine specialists.

Alternative Medicine a Big Business in U.S.: Report
Jul 30, 2009

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Complementary and alternative medicine such as acupuncture, herbal supplements and meditation are big business in the United States, totaling nearly $34 billion in out-of-pocket spending, according to a government report released on Thursday.

More than 38 million adults visited chiropractors, acupuncturists and other specialists in alternative care in 2007, the report from the National Institutes of Health found.

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