RECOMMENDED READING FROM THE LIGHT PARTYBook Review excerpted from Creations Magazine February/March 1997 edition.
RECLAIMING OUR HEALTH: Exploding the Medical Myth and Embracing the Source of True Healing by John Robbins H.J. Kramer, $24.00 (415) 435-5367 SPONTANEOUS HEALING by Andrew Weil, M.D. Mystic Fire Video, $29.95 (212) 941-0999Don't be mistaken. Neither John Robbins nor Andrew Weil believe you should turn your back on modern medicine. Should you be cut-and-bleeding or broken in an accident, a modern trauma unit is likely the best place to be, bar none. That says quite a lot considering how often fatal accidents occur at home or on the road. When it attempts to treat self-limiting illness (which probably accounts for the vast majority of complaints,) or chronic illness, modern medicine fails miserably. Drawing on his experience as a practicing physician, Dr. Weil speaks of this failure in a philosophical and anecdotal manner. Mr. Robbins employs this approach as well; his argument, however, rests much more heavily on the mountain of facts and figures he has amassed. A few of the issues he scrutinizes:
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