Sen. Rubio’s proposed tax shelters for quackery
Sen. Marco Rubio has again introduced a bill that would subsidize quackery by providing a tax-sheltered way to pay for homeopathy, herbs, and other pseudoscience.
The risks associated with alternative medicine
In a new paper, the types and severity of harms from different types of alternative medicine are described.
Homeopathy Declining in Germany
Homeopathy is on the decline in Germany and elsewhere, partly due to the dedicated action of skeptics.
Homeopathy is Worthless and Not Always Harmless
More cases of homeopathic contamination remind us that it is beyond time to properly regulate this pseudoscience.
An incomplete list of COVID-19 quackery
Possibly the only thing spreading faster than COVID-19 is the pseudoscience about COVID-19.
Alternative Medicine Exploits Coronavirus Fears
Alternative medicine has been quick to capitalize on the public's fear of coronavirus. They offer an array of bogus treatments.
NCCIH surveys physicians on their recommendation of “complementary health approaches,” with depressing results
The NCCIH recently published a study examining the percentage of US physicians who had recommended "complementary health approaches" to their patients in the last year. The percentages are far higher than they should be.
What do consumers think about homeopathic remedies?
A new survey gives insights into how consumers view homeopathy, and how they feel about homeopathy once they learn what it actually is.
FDA strengthens homeopathic drug enforcement (but falls short of actually enforcing the law)
The FDA may strengthen homeopathic drug regulation with its "risk-based" enforcement policy, but this still leaves illegal homeopathic remedies on the market and falls far short of actually enforcing the law.
Fake Homeopathy COVID Scam
A naturopath was arrested for selling fake homeopathic COVID treatments, which reveals the "alternative" rot in the medical system.