Andrew Weil on Overmedication

In the June 22, 2017 New York Times, reporter Steven Petrow published a brief interview with Andrew Weil in connection with Weil’s new book, Mind Over Meds: Know When Drugs Are Necessary, When AlternativesAre Better – and When to Let Your Body Heal on Its Own.” (Here’s the link: It caught my attention as an acupuncturist because acupuncture is a non-pharmacologic (i.e., an alternative to medication-centered treatment) soft-tissue therapy. The lesions created by inserting acupuncture needles stimulate the body’s healing mechanisms to address pain and dysfunction and to restore the individual to health. In the interview, Weil makes a series of critical points about th

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