Integrative health sceptics ‘unhelpful’
Speaking from an Australasian Integrative Medicine Association (AIMA) conference in Melbourne on the weekend, Professor Phelps (pictured), the AIMA president, told MO the conference aimed to “counter malignant scepticism” about integrative medicine.
“There’s been a culture of [malignant scepticism] in certain areas of the medical community and it’s unhelpful and counter-
scientific,” she said.
“There are pockets of unhealthy scepticism… but the reason doctors are more likely to embrace