Traditional Old Cures Find New Devotees

By Mohd Izzuddin Ramli

February 2016 FEATURE
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A culturally diverse society offers a variety of traditional medicines to choose from.Penang is culturally diverse, and it is quite natural that it has on offer a variety of traditional medicines including Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Malay urut (massage) and Indian Ayurveda. More than 50 Chinese medicine halls are found on the Island itself1, while hospitals have begun to integrate TCM in their practices; there is an active Indian community that still believes in traditional ways of healing; and the...

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