Alternative and Complementary Therapies: Myths and Facts

Ottawa, Ontario
Friday, June 10, 2011


 
Alternative and Complementary Therapies: Myths and Facts
Friday, June 10, 2011 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM (Eastern Time)

Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre
1145 Carling Avenue
Associates in Psychiatry Auditorium
Ottawa, Ontario K1Z 7K4
Canada

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Joe Schwarcz, Ph.D.

Dr. Schwarcz is recognized for his informative and entertaining public lectures, television shows and newspaper columns.  His interests range from the chmistry of love to the science of againg.  He is a recognized teacher and prolific author, interpreting science for the public.


Description of the Day:

Learn the most current evidence for the efficacy of certain alternative and complementary therapies.
 

Come and learn about:

  • The most commonly used alternative treatments.
  • The extensive quackery that passes as alternative treatment.
  • The effectiveness of dietary intervention in the pursuit of health.

Did you know?

1)    What horny goat weed is used for?
2)    How much oat bran has to be consumed to lower blood cholesterol?
3)    What are the real risks of exposure to bisphenol A?
4)    That blueberries can help with balance... if you are a rat?
5)    The risks and benefits of genetic modification?
6)    Which prescription drugs had their origins as herbal remedies?
7)    What bioidentific hormone therapy is?
8)    How much process meat you can consume without increasing your risk of colorectal cancer?

Dr. Joe Schwarcz has the answers. 

 

 

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