Effective immediately, the Federal Trade Commission will now hold over-the-counter (OTC) homeopathic “drugs” to the same standard as other products, forcing the industry to start providing credible scientific evidence for health related claims.
CK write: “I went to a physical therapist who uses visceral manipulation. . . . Do you know anything about this technique? Is it connected to the New Age?”
MB writes: “A friend is in a ‘prayer group’ called Mastermind. Do you know anything about it? She describes it as a discernment and self-discovery group.”
A Los Angeles County Coroner has determined that the sudden death of Playboy model Katie May was the result of a “neck manipulation by chiropractor.”
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued an official warning last week urging parents to stop using homeopathic teething treatments due to a link between the remedies and life-threatening reactions in children.
We have had numerous questions over the years from people wondering if they should continue to visit a doctor who offers New Age healing methods in his/her practice, even if the patient specifically requests that the doctor not use these methods when treating them. In this case, is there any harm in continuing to see these doctors?