Consumer Reports Publishes Results of Survey on Use of Alternative Medicine

The May 2000 cover story of Consumer Reports, entitled, “The Mainstreaming of Alternative Medicine,” features results of a comprehensive survey of nearly 50,000 CR readers. They evaluated the helpfulness of many remedies (prescription and non-prescription medicines, certain herbal medicines, diet, lifestyle changes, chiropractic treatment, acupuncture, etc.) for 10 common medical conditions. Reprints of the article (#R0178) are available for $3 each directly from the publisher.