Americans Spent $33.9 Billion Out-of-Pocket on Complementary and Alternative Medicine


Americans spent $33.9 billion out-of-pocket on complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) over the previous 12 months, according to a 2007 government survey¹. CAM is a group of diverse medical and health care systems, practices, and products such as herbal supplements, meditation, chiropractic, and acupuncture that are not generally considered to be part of conventional medicine. CAM accounts for approximately 1.5 percent of total health care expenditures ($2.2 trillion²) and 11.2 percent of total out-of-pocket expenditures (conventional out-of-pocket: $286.6 billion² and CAM out-of-pocket: $33.9 billion¹) on health care in the United States. Read more. Download PDF

The Biophysical Properties of the Transdermal Measurement


Electrodermology asserts that skin resistance micromeasurements are diagnostic.  Most all internal disturbances also affect the skin by topographical electric changes and patterns on micropoints in the skin.  The transdermal measurement is a complicated state of affairs as the paper will point out. Download PDF