articles tagged: alternative medicine
fed up with social change and politics as usual? try trump brand snake oil!
# politics

fed up with social change and politics as usual? try trump brand snake oil!

Trumpism is nothing more than the political equivalent of alt med woo and it's bound to have the same efficacy.

why the medical world apparently hates money
# health

why the medical world apparently hates money

How do we make sense of the alt med claim that Big Pharma is just trying to keep people sick for a profit?

alt med’s profitable medical symbiosis
# health

alt med’s profitable medical symbiosis

The real reason so many alt med practitioners want to work alongside real doctors isn't to help them. It's to profitably ride their coattails.

is alt med woo on its way out in europe?
# health

is alt med woo on its way out in europe?

National healthcare systems are getting sick and tired of paying for expensive placebos.

helping those who won’t help themselves, redux
# health

helping those who won’t help themselves, redux

The "health freedom" movement has nothing to do with giving you more options because the freedom is from all those pesky safety regulations and scientific studies.

sex, drugs, and a clinical case of denial
# sex

sex, drugs, and a clinical case of denial

Despite decades of experiments and mountains of evidence, there are still activists who refuse to believe HIV causes AIDS. And they have blood on their hands.

my science is better than your science…
# science

my science is better than your science…

When you can't back up what you're selling with peer-reviewed science, just invent your own like William Tiller...

why natural doesn’t mean safe or effective
# health

why natural doesn’t mean safe or effective

Alt med practitioners want "natural" to be synonymous with "good for you" and unnecessary to regulate. But natural can also be dangerous and alt med treatments might not be what they appear.

snake oil salesman steals deepak chopra’s act
# health

snake oil salesman steals deepak chopra’s act

Mike Adams borrows the King of Woo's strategy of stringing a Gish Gallop of junk science to better sell his supplements and pamphlets.

how alt med protects its lucrative business
# health

how alt med protects its lucrative business

Alternative medicine makers are happy to bash Big Pharma for poor testing and failed drugs, but not testing their own wares is the key to their profitability.

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