Unformatted text preview: unproven therapies. 12. In 1998, Senator Harkin was able to get a full alternative medicine research center funded. 13. The University of Maryland has reported that acupuncture relieves pain from most illnesses. 14. A study has shown that St. John's Wort is not an effective treatment for severe depression. 15. The use of St. John's Wort can interfere with the effectiveness of other drugs. 16. In 1994, Congress rejected the creation of the Dietary Supplemental Health and Education Act (DSHEA). 17. According to Senator Orrin Hatch, over 100,000,000 Americans take dietary supplements. 18. Dr. Robert Park believes that drug companies profited from DSHEA. 19. Senator Hatch has received substantial campaign contributions from the supplement industry. 20. Dr. Nicholas Gonzalez treats people who believe traditional medicine will not help them. 21. Homeopathy is most concerned with healthful eating....
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- Summer '10
- Senator Tom Harkin, alternative medicines