Reviews Exhibition

Medicine without doctors

BMJ 2003; 326 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.326.7402.1338 (Published 12 June 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;326:1338
  1. Adrian Gonzalez (agonzales@bmj.com), Clegg scholar
  1. BMJ

    “Treat Yourself”: an exhibition at the Science Museum, London SW7

    Until 14 September 2003. Admission free

    www.sciencemuseum.org.uk/exhibitions/treatyourself/index.asp

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    The current obsession with health foods, vitamins, exercise, and spiritual relief from stress may come in for some stick from the scientific community, but how new is it? People have always faced acute and chronic illnesses, and they have not always left everything to doctors.


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