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Chiropractors & Naturopaths: Are They Dangerous? | Care2 Healthy ...: In the mid 90's he integrated his passion

Chiropractors & Naturopaths: Are They Dangerous? | Care2 Healthy ...: In the mid 90's he integrated his passion

Photo Courtesy Of: iStockphoto/Thinkstock The medical profession has a long history of opposing alternative healing professions . While always claiming public safety as its reason for the attacks, the true reasons often involve protecting their monopoly of the healthcare market. Medicine’s opposition to chiropractic was its strongest under the leadership of Morris Fishbein, Secretary of the American Medical Association from 1924 to 1949, who led a 50-year anti-chiropractic campaign in both professional publications and the public media. Historical Antitrust Lawsuits Against Medical Societies In 1975 the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in the case of Goldfarb vs. the Virginia State Bar that learned professions are not exempt from antitrust suits. In 1982 the Court ruled that the FTC could enforce antitrust laws against medical societies. These two suits paved the way for five chir...

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