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History, Politics & Society
What is an alternative history?
June 14, 2015 5:54AM
An alternative history is another name for an alternate history, a form of scientific speculation as used by historians, one which generally goes against accepted facts of history.
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What kind of alternative books are offered at the library of Columbia University?
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Which is correct English to follow 'alternative' 'to' or 'for'?
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Why doesn't Medicare cover the cost of acupuncture?
Acupuncture is considered an alterntive treatment. Insurance and medicare does not cover alternative treatments. The reasons for this have their roots in history and the development of pharmeceudical medicine. Alternative treatments are not considered "proven scientific practices," even though acupuncture, herbal treatments, and other alternative treatments have been used with success for decades or centuries.