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July 15, 2014

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8:00 AM | Millennials and CAM use: Some depressing news
After having returned from TAM, I was pumped up by how much interest was shown in the case of Stanislaw Burzynski. More importantly, I was heartened to learn while I was there that the Texas Medical Board had submitted an amended complaint against him containing 202 pages worth of charges. Sure, the descriptions of the…

July 10, 2014

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5:00 AM | Consortium of Academic Health Centers for Integrative Medicine research conference disappoints even NCCAM
In May, the International Research Congress on Integrative Medicine and Health (IRCIMH) conference was held in Miami. In the words of its website, theconference was “convened by” the Consortium of Academic Health Centers for Integrative Medicine (CAHCIM), “in association with” the International Society for Complementary Medicine Research. As CAHCIM chirped in this tweet: “Three days, […]

July 04, 2014

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1:54 AM | Homeopathic knighthood still warranted even after quackery
Homeopathic and AIDS do NOT belong in the same sentence until the person is GOING to jail. DutchNews.nl – Homeopathic Aids doctor can keep honour, says health minister. A homeopathic doctor who distributed a controversial treatment for Aids in Africa may keep his honour from the king, health minister Edith Schippers has told MPs. Jan… Source: Doubtful News

July 03, 2014

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11:00 AM | Homeopathy was quackery in 1796, it was quackery in 1988, and it will still be quackery in 2096
This is a post about homeopathic quackery. But I repeat myself. Those of you who’ve been readers here for a while have no doubt encountered Dana Ullman. He’s been popping up from time to time as a topic of this blog for many years now, almost to the very beginning, when he began spewing the…
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11:00 AM | Homeopathy was quackery in 1796, it was quackery in 1988, and it will still be quackery in 2096
This is a post about homeopathic quackery. But I repeat myself. Those of you who’ve been readers here for a while have no doubt encountered Dana Ullman. He’s been popping up from time to time as a topic of this blog for many years now, almost to the very beginning, when he began spewing the…

July 01, 2014

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12:19 PM | Alt med treatments do not work for non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma case
Depressing story of a man who chose alternative treatments and is losing. Gerry has setback in his cancer battle (From Swindon Advertiser). DESPITE promising signs of recovery thanks to a catalogue of alternative therapies, lymphoma sufferer Gerry Hunt has experienced a setback this month. The drumming teacher from Wroughton was diagnosed with follicular non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma… Source: Doubtful News
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