4102.0: Tuesday, November 14, 2000: 12:30 PM-2:00 PM

The Science of Alternative Medicine

This invited session, to be co-sponsored by the APHA Science Board and the ACHP SPIG, will invite scientific experts on some of the most well-researched alternative therapies to present their data on efficacy and mechanisms of action. Mechanisms of the so-called placebo effect will be reviewed and compared with the proposed mechanisms of action for selected alternative therapies
Learning Objectives:
Facilitator(s):Alan I. Trachtenberg, MD, MPH
Sponsor:Alternative and Complementary Health Practices
Cosponsors:; Chiropractic Health Care; Food and Nutrition; Socialist Caucus

The 128th Annual Meeting of APHA