Friday, December 26, 2008

Hospitals, Too, Say "Well It Worked For Me!!!"

"We're all channeling East Indian healers along with doing gall-bladder removal. It's not as noble as, 'I want to be respectful to Chinese healing arts.' It's more, 'People are spending a fortune on this stuff! We could do this plus our regular stuff and bill 'em for all of it!'"

-- Arthur Caplan, director of the University of Pennsylvania's Center for Bioethics, on why "alternative" medicine, "healing modalities," and New Age quackery are now sold - to suckers - in hospitals, for The Wall Street Journal.