Tag: homeopathy

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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.

/ January 2, 2022

Fake Homeopathy COVID Scam

A naturopath was arrested for selling fake homeopathic COVID treatments, which reveals the "alternative" rot in the medical system.

/ July 21, 2021
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NCCIH Strategic Plan 2021⁠–⁠2025: Meet the new plan, same as the old plan…?

The National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health recently released its latest 5 year strategic plan. It's basically the same as the last strategic plan, but with one new addition. It's not really a new addition, but it signals a resurrection of an old trope about "integrating" quackery with science-based medicine.

/ June 28, 2021
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The risks associated with alternative medicine

In a new paper, the types and severity of harms from different types of alternative medicine are described.

/ June 24, 2021

Mr Hyde – The Dark Side of Placebo Effect

We hear very often about the benefits of auto-suggestion (a.k.a. placebos) in medicine, but much less about their risks and harms.

, / May 7, 2021

Homeopathy Declining in Germany

Homeopathy is on the decline in Germany and elsewhere, partly due to the dedicated action of skeptics.

/ December 16, 2020

Homeopathy is Worthless and Not Always Harmless

More cases of homeopathic contamination remind us that it is beyond time to properly regulate this pseudoscience.

/ June 17, 2020

An incomplete list of COVID-19 quackery

Possibly the only thing spreading faster than COVID-19 is the pseudoscience about COVID-19.

/ May 28, 2020

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.

/ December 16, 2019

Alternative Medicine: Placebos for Pets

A skeptical veterinarian reviews the evidence for alternative medicine for pets, and concludes it's mostly placebos.

/ December 3, 2019