|Sent on:||Thursday, July 25, 2013 11:18 AM|
Watch tonight's Backyard Skeptics monthly meeting LIVE at 7:30pm PST. The lecture is entitled Addiction: Magical Thinking for a Major Malady and is free to view.
Medical science has made great progress in treating disease and healing injuries. For addiction issues though much of conventional medical treatment is still mired in the "spiritual cure" as outlined in the 12 Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous. Let's take a skeptical look at an area of medicine that hasn't progressed much past the era of using leeches for blood letting.
Steve Bergier MD. emergency physician. spent a large part of his career dealing with the fallout of self destructive behaviors.
Go to http://backyardskeptics.com/wordpress/new-streaming-video/ to view.
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