A response to a critic of SBM, and setting the record straight on our actual positions regarding evidence and the practice of medicine.
A recent death from IV curcumin exposes the weaknesses in the evidence for curcumin/turmeric and the naturopathic profession.
A Nigerian court condemned the current level of benzene found in local soft drinks. Was this decision reasonable given the evidence? Is there something else going on here?
A recent CBC News investigation reveals the common pseudoscientific claims and quackery of Manitoba chiropractors.
Anti-vaccine conspiracy theories are dark by their very nature. A recent article shows how dark, cynical, and paranoid they can get.
It is important for consumers to understand the phenomenon of hospitals, even prestigious hospitals, offering dubious treatments, and how we got here. Don't be fooled by the apparent endorsement of nonsense. It is still nonsense.
ADHD was already a controversial diagnosis; are Jerome Kagan's recent criticisms of it warranted?
Yet another poorly designed acupuncture study with dubious results is being presented as if it were compelling evidence.
How should we optimally regulate health care products to protect consumers? A conversation with the Acting Chairman of the FTC.
That homeopathy is pure pseudoscience is not news. Its basic principles are essentially magic, and the preparation of homeopathic products is indistinguishable from brewing a magic potion. Its two core principles, as the commission states, are a priori dogma - that like cures like, and that diluting substances out of existence leaves behind their magical essence. Science has progressed over two centuries...