Language and medicine

See:

http://www.acupuncturetoday.com/mpacms/at/article.php?id=32371

Article reads: Deleting vitalist language from the lexicon of Chinese medicine is dangerous because it eliminates critical knowledge building tools that lead to specific actions. Similarly, the attempt to live solely in the jargon of Chinese medicine is dangerous. It can potentially limit access to care for the public. Both modern scientific approaches and early Chinese scientific approaches to practice and policy are necessary.

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