Chiropractic complaint

Millions spent on suspect treatment


Amy Corderoy The federal government has spent nearly $30 million over the past five years subsidising alternative medical treatments that are unproven for many conditions and could be dangerous to some patients.

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Alternative treatments also need a fair go, says medical professor


Erik Jensen MEDICINE can focus too much on evidence-based research and risk stifling innovation, according to a former president of the Australian Medical Association.