Allopathic Vs. Osteopathic Medical Schools?

Answer In the United States, licensed physicians may come from either a conventional medical school or a school of osteopathic medicine. Conventional medicine is sometimes referred to as "allopathic" medi... Read More »

Top Q&A For: Allopathic Vs. Osteopathic Medical Schools

What's the difference between an MD and a DO (doctor of osteopathic medicine)...have you been treated by a DO?

Both are almost identical. I know that one of the differences is that DO's learn to practice medicine with a more humanistic approach. A recent study found that a main difference between MD's and D... Read More »

What Is the Difference Between a General Practitioner & Internal Medicine?

An internal medicine physician, or internist, specializes in the medical treatment of adults. A general practitioner treats all manner of diseases, the kind of doctor people usually visit first wh... Read More »

What is the difference between Chinese herbal medicine and the Western herbs?

There are thousands of herbs used in traditional chinese medicine. They have studied them there and proven over thousands of years their effectiveness in healing the body and conditions......these... Read More »

I have started acupuncture treatment for parkinsons disease should i stop my allopathic medicines?

Doesn't make sense when your doctor (who prescribed you the medications) is telling you one thing and you are asking strangers, and most of them have not even been to a medical school, for an answer.