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06.25.2013 18:49

Traditional Medicine: Handle with Care

Chinese medicine patients have suffered from promotional claims of the practices as harmless herbal remedies, and with it, the public perception of the field
By staff reporter Liu Hongqiao
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(Beijing) -- Dating back to antiquity, herbal preparations made under Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) practices remain a popular form of medical treatment. But there are both hidden benefits and hidden harms to methods often used with little detailed knowledge on toxicity. A growing number of health incidents related to TCM have rekindled controversy on how Chinese medical literature confirms the safety of traditional medications.

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