Galileo’s Lawyer: Courtroom Battles in Alternative Health, Complementary Medicine and Experimental Treatments
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Richard A. Jaffe, Esq.
Alternative health is a big business. The dietary supplement industry alone generates more than twenty billion dollars annually. Almost half of Americans use unconventional remedies and experimental treatments for conditions such as terminal cancer, heart disease, multiple sclerosis, autism and fibromyalgia.
Galileo’s Lawyer is an insider’s view of the alternative health field as told from the perspective of legal battles involving the most popular and controversial complementary and alternative health practitioners.
Go inside the courtroom during the government’s attempts to shut down a cancer clinic which saved hundreds of terminally ill patients, and learn how the U.S. Congress came to the clinic’s rescue.
Meet a group of New Jersey chiropractors who sued the government for “racketeering” for employing an illegal extortion scheme.
Watch the nutritionists battle the dieticians over dietary supplements.
Find out why naturopaths are prosecuted for practicing medicine without a license.
Galileo’s Lawyer is a living history about the struggles between medical mavericks, their patients and the government.
Softcover, 289 pages.