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Chiropractor Appointed by Clinton to Commission
President Clinton named a chiropractor to the White House Commission on Complementary and Alternative Medicine. The President formed The White House Commission on Complementary and Alternative Medicine and charged it with making recommendations on how public policy can maximize the benefits to the public of what they called "complementary and alternative medicine". Originally, no chiropractor was named to this commission. However, in the waning days of his administration, Clinton finally added the first chiropractor. The fact that chiropractic was included last is disturbing considering that an estimated 27 million Americans visit chiropractors each year, and chiropractic is the largest and most popular non-medical health care field in the world, with more than 60,000 doctors worldwide. Better late than never!