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Understanding Western Medicine

Understanding Western Medicine
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While more and more people in the West are drawn to alternative natural medicine today, Western medicine is still the main practice in the majority hospitals in the world. In Tibet, many people choose Western medicine over their own traditional medicine and many are taking it for as small sicknesses as random cold or headache. In this program, Healthy Lifestyle discusses with a Tibetan doctorate student in pharmacy about the nature of Western medicine, how they are made and the materials are used to make them.