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Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience in Ophthalmology
Marketing: Holistic medicine is a term implying that "other" practitioners focus on one aspect of health while holistic people deal with the body as a whole. It turns out to be a front in many cases for the sale of supplements. It also has been co-opted by non-medical people like naturopaths who indicate that their approach is holistic, not like the narrowness of conventional M.D.S.
Answered on Feb 17, 2012
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Dr. Larry Armstrong
26 years experience in Neurosurgery
Quality MD's and DO's all use holistic approaches with patients. We each want the best for our patients and treat the entire person- not just part.
Feb 17, 2012

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