Pushing Naturopathy in Canada
Another attempt to insert naturopathic pseudoscience into mainstream medicine, this time in Canada.
The New Year’s detox secret THEY don’t want you to know about
The dirty secret about detoxification and cleanses.
Are there effective forms of SCAMs for birth control or reproduction? Of course not.
Detox: What “They” Don’t Want You To Know
Before you start your New Year’s detox, here's a tip that will save you time, money, and possibly your health.
NAD therapy is touted as a cure-all for addiction and several chronic diseases. Evidence supporting these claims is lacking.
Legislative Alchemy: Naturopathic licensing bill now before Wisconsin Senate Committee
Naturopaths are pushing for licensing in Wisconsin with a bill allowing them to practice as primary care doctors, prescribe drugs, and employ quack diagnostic testing and remedies. A powerful regulatory board controlled by naturopaths could expand their scope of practice at will.
Buzzword Medicine – Anti-Proinflammation
Does it make sense to simultaneously recommend interventions to suppress and boost the immune system?
Near-fatal blood infection following naturopathic IV vitamin infusion
A patient nearly died from a blood infection after a compounded naturopathic vitamin infusion. IV vitamin infusions are a common naturopathic therapy used without adequate medical rationale and are not worth the risks.
The risks associated with alternative medicine
In a new paper, the types and severity of harms from different types of alternative medicine are described.
Legislative Alchemy: Undaunted by rejection in 2020, naturopaths return to state legislatures seeking licensing and practice expansion
States largely rejected naturopathic licensing and practice expansion efforts in 2020. As ever, naturopaths are back again in 2021, imploring state legislators to legitimize them with licensing and greater scopes of practice, especially the authority to prescribe drugs.