I go to the conferences and suffer through lectures on acupuncture and surgery in China - proof of acupuncture because total neck dissections are done with acupuncture!!! (Except it is a endarterectomy and we do that in awake patients here, and they use morphine iv)) Illnesses can be diagnosed with taking a pulse!! Poetry reading with each lecture!! Homeopathy!! That is seriously annoying but the stuff based on scientific evidence is fascinating and under-reported and used in main-stream medicine. There is a lecture each conference by the NIH discussing the evidence for therapies, and most of them are not evidence based. The ones I listed are supported by evidence.