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A naturopath was arrested for selling fake homeopathic COVID treatments, which reveals the "alternative" rot in the medical system.
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.
In a new paper, the types and severity of harms from different types of alternative medicine are described.
We hear very often about the benefits of auto-suggestion (a.k.a. placebos) in medicine, but much less about their risks and harms.
Homeopathy is on the decline in Germany and elsewhere, partly due to the dedicated action of skeptics.
More cases of homeopathic contamination remind us that it is beyond time to properly regulate this pseudoscience.
Possibly the only thing spreading faster than COVID-19 is the pseudoscience about COVID-19.
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.