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Bastions of Tradition Adapt to Alternative Medicine

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Science  02 Jun 2000:
Vol. 288, Issue 5471, pp. 1571-1572
DOI: 10.1126/science.288.5471.1571

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Fueled by popular interest, alternative medicine is gaining ground at scores of universities; now deans want to add it to the curriculum. But in some institutions, traditional faculty members have raised vocal objections to what they see as an erosion of standards in pursuit of easy cash.