articles tagged: alternative medicine
how alt med protects its lucrative business
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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.

does alt med equal fewer vaccinations?
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does alt med equal fewer vaccinations?

Researchers find more evidence that alternative medicine practitioners are a public health menace.

when quack marketing crosses the line
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when quack marketing crosses the line

Quack extraordinaire Mike Adams has crossed a line from typical snake oil salesmanship to predatory fear-mongering.

sickkids falls for medical luddism
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sickkids falls for medical luddism

A premiere pediatric hospital is being awfully friendly to anti-vaccine and homeopathic cranks and quacks.

who: homeopaths are a health hazard
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who: homeopaths are a health hazard

Homeopaths are dangerous enough in developed countries. They could be a devastating malice in the third world.

general homeopathic hospital
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general homeopathic hospital

Mitchell and Webb show us what a homeopathic ER would actually look like in practice.

don’t wind back the clock on medicine
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don’t wind back the clock on medicine

When we reject centuries of medical science and research, we're effectively going back and time to make ailments we tamed into life-threatening afflictions once again.

why insurance won’t cover alternative medicine
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why insurance won’t cover alternative medicine

Don't expect your insurance company to cover homeopathic remedies anytime soon.

why alternative medicine spreads like a virus
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why alternative medicine spreads like a virus

It seems bizarre, but the longer a patient using alternative medicine is sick, the more converts the alternative treatments win.

what exactly do you mean by “natural?”
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what exactly do you mean by “natural?”

In a universe where everything is made of chemicals, "natural" is just a buzzword used to make a bigger profit.

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