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Dr. Scott Mahan presents Are You Afraid of Snakes?: A Doctor’s Exploration of Alternative Medicine
April 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pmFree
Are You Afraid of Snakes? describes the author’s 5-year medical journey from Africa to Appalachia, as he encounters many alternative approaches to medicine (voodoo, naturopathy, homeopathy, chiropractic, acupuncture, hot yoga, barefoot running, performance enhancing drinks, titanium necklaces, magnets, hypnosis, detoxification diets, and ayurvedic medicine). Dr. Mahan relates his personal and often humorous experiences in the dual worlds of alternative and Western medicine. He offers an unbiased analysis and opinion of the differing approaches to medicine.