Is the medical community skeptical or open-minded about these treatments?

They're skeptical, but open-minded. In fact, that's a sign of a good scientist. It's the way we progress in science. We remain skeptical, but open-minded so that we're willing to change our mind based on real evidence. I think that's what our role in this is. Traditional clinical scientists like myself, using the clinical skills that we've developed in assessing pharmaceuticals, use those same skills to assess the herbal treatments and botanicals.
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