Free speech necessitates printing the letter by Theodoropoulos1 in the "Pediatric Forum" section. His response to your "Call for Papers" on alternative medicine2 is the typical narrow-minded, "scientific" physician's answer to a real problem that I believe is driving patients away from allopathic medicine into the waiting, open arms of alternative, complementary, integrative, or holistic medicine. Alternative medicine is taking the United States by storm, as it has done the world.
Ente G. Professional Identity and Its Responsibility. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 1998;152(11):1154. doi:10.1001/archpedi.152.11.1154