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Brooke Wilson
2/8 Discussion
Fri Feb 8, 2013 4:31pm
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Considering I'm one of those people who sit down to write a paper and the first hour passes and I still have nothing on my screen, it took me a long time to decide what I was going to do my informative paper on. After I began brainstorming ideas I think I have finally decided that my topic will be alternative medicine, however that is subject to change until Monday. The reason I have chosen this topic is because I'm already really interested in this subject. This topic will hold my attention and allows me to write and research about something that I actually like. I have already done some research on this topic before and feel that there is a lot of information out there for me to expand and build my knowledge on. Some of the basic questions I have about my topic in order to expand my understanding is how alternative medicine began and why is it becoming so increasingly popular? Also, who uses alternative medicine and what are the benefits and non- benefits of using this practice. The reason I feel I can expand my understanding is because there are new things happening everyday that help change and improve this way of care. One of my next questions would be how alternative medicine has changed over time and what improvements are they making for the future. This type of medicine has been around for a long time and can be incorporated into traditional medicine. I would like to research how they compliment each other and how they can be intertwined with one another. There are many articles and health journals containing information on alternative medicine and I feel that I could learn a lot and the reader of my paper could learn a lot from this topic. The library has many resources that I can use for this paper and would benefit from. A few of the other questions I have are "If I suspect there is something wrong with me physically, should I go to a medical doctor or to an alternative practitioner?" and"is alternative medicine safe?", along with many more.

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