The therapeutic use of radon: a biomedical treatment in Europe; an "alternative" remedy in the United States.

  title={The therapeutic use of radon: a biomedical treatment in Europe; an "alternative" remedy in the United States.},
  author={Barbra E. Erickson},
  journal={Dose-response : a publication of International Hormesis Society},
  volume={5 1},
There is a growing recognition in the United States and Europe that health care is driven to a significant extent by an emphasis on consumer choice and demand. As consumers, people regularly choose their own solutions for health promotion and maintenance, solutions which may or may not be sanctioned by mainstream medicine. Radioactive radon therapy exemplifies a non-sanctioned treatment eagerly sought by certain patients, but scorned or dismissed by many physicians. This is certainly the case… CONTINUE READING
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