I would hope that every doctor I ever encounter is “enslaved” to evidence-based approaches to medicine. I prefer my healthcare free of magical thinking. You know, what with my wanting to be treated effectively for illness and all.
The article concludes:
“Many medical doctors disparage integrative medicine and have no use for Andrew Weil. But he and his co-authors raise some terrific questions about how well the current system of evaluating new drugs is working for those it’s meant to serve: patients.”
Medical doctors disparage Andrew Weil because he is a quack who peddles snake oil and whose methods can actually be deeply harmful to patients.
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