Alternative medicine
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Detroit : Greenhaven Press, c2012.
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Shirlington Adult Nonfiction
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Each title in the highly acclaimed Opposing Viewpoints series explores a specific issue by placing expert opinions in a unique pro/con format; the viewpoints are selected from a wide range of highly respected and often hard-to-find publications.; This title explores the effectiveness of alternative medicines such as homeopathic medicine, acupuncture, and chelation therapy, reasons for the popularity of alternative medicines, whether alternative and conventional medicine can work together, and gove; "Each volume in the Opposing Viewpoints Series could serve as a model…not only providing access to a wide diversity of opinions, but also stimulating readers to do further research for group discussion and individual interest. Both shrill and moderate, th
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Book
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257 pages : ill. ; 24 cm.
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English
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9780737754384 (hardback), 0737754389 (hardback), 9780737754391 (paperback), 0737754397 (paperback)

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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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"Alternative Medicine: Opposing Viewpoints is the leading source for libraries and classrooms in need of current-issue materials. The viewpoints are selected from a wide range of highly respected sources and publications"--,Provided by publisher.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Zott, L. M. 1. (2012). Alternative medicine. Detroit: Greenhaven Press.

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Zott, Lynn M. 1969-. 2012. Alternative Medicine. Detroit: Greenhaven Press.

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Zott, Lynn M. 1969-, Alternative Medicine. Detroit: Greenhaven Press, 2012.

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Zott, Lynn M. 1969-. Alternative Medicine. Detroit: Greenhaven Press, 2012. Print.

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