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Risks of Using Complementary Medicine and Conventional Medicine Simultaneously

Dan Labriola, ND, Director, Naturopathic Services, Swedish Cancer Institute, Seattle, WA, discusses the risks of using both complimentary medicine and conventional medicine simultaneously.

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