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Is Homeopathic Rabid Dog Saliva OK?

A naturopath is in hot water for prescribing a dangerous-sounding remedy, made by an unlicensed manufacturer: Health Canada investigating after Victoria naturopath treats boy with rabid-dog saliva …Zimmerman [the naturopath] said critics can’t have it both ways, when they criticize

Is Homeopathic Rabid Dog Saliva OK?

A naturopath is in hot water for prescribing a dangerous-sounding remedy, made by an unlicensed manufacturer: Health Canada investigating after Victoria naturopath treats boy with rabid-dog saliva …Zimmerman [the naturopath] said critics can’t have it both ways, when they criticize

Pharmacy Code of Ethics Ignored When it Comes to Homeopathy

The headline is misleading: the code in question is the Code of the New Zealand Pharmacy Council, so it’s a code for pharmacists and pharmacy employees. But still, it’s a good example of the difficulty faced in getting people in

Pharmacy Code of Ethics Ignored When it Comes to Homeopathy

The headline is misleading: the code in question is the Code of the New Zealand Pharmacy Council, so it’s a code for pharmacists and pharmacy employees. But still, it’s a good example of the difficulty faced in getting people in

College Cancels Homeopathy Classes

Further to a previous posting (Ethics of Teaching CAM) see this: Georgian College Cancels Diploma in homeopathy Georgian College says it is cancelling its controversial advanced diploma program in homeopathy. The announcement came just hours after the college told CBC

College Cancels Homeopathy Classes

Further to a previous posting (Ethics of Teaching CAM) see this: Georgian College Cancels Diploma in homeopathy Georgian College says it is cancelling its controversial advanced diploma program in homeopathy. The announcement came just hours after the college told CBC

Ethics of Teaching CAM

Check out this piece on teaching (and profiting from teaching) homeopathy: Georgian College’s Homeopathy Program: Magical Thinking Presented as Fact When academic institutions teach nonsense, students suffer the most – not only have they wasted their tuition, but they’ve wasted

Ethics of Teaching CAM

Check out this piece on teaching (and profiting from teaching) homeopathy: Georgian College’s Homeopathy Program: Magical Thinking Presented as Fact When academic institutions teach nonsense, students suffer the most – not only have they wasted their tuition, but they’ve wasted

New Book: More Harm Than Good

I just received this short piece by Edzard Ernst on the new book he has written with Kevin Smith, called More Harm than Good?: The Moral Maze of Complementary and Alternative Medicine. Here’s the blog entry itself: More harm than

New Book: More Harm Than Good

I just received this short piece by Edzard Ernst on the new book he has written with Kevin Smith, called More Harm than Good?: The Moral Maze of Complementary and Alternative Medicine. Here’s the blog entry itself: More harm than

A Quarter of Zurich doctors prescribe homeopathy — but don’t believe in it

Via Boing Boing: Survey: 23 percent of Zurich doctors prescribe homeopathy, but many of them believe it to be a placebo As the folks at Boing Boing put it: A survey of 1,500 Zurich canton doctors reported in the Swiss

A Quarter of Zurich doctors prescribe homeopathy — but don’t believe in it

Via Boing Boing: Survey: 23 percent of Zurich doctors prescribe homeopathy, but many of them believe it to be a placebo As the folks at Boing Boing put it: A survey of 1,500 Zurich canton doctors reported in the Swiss

New Rules for Homeopathy in USA

Check this out, from Stuff.co.nz: Homeopathic remedy creators may need to tell their customers about the lack of proof around their product’s effectiveness, US authorities have ruled. The move, by the Federal Trade Commission, means producers will need to provide

New Rules for Homeopathy in USA

Check this out, from Stuff.co.nz: Homeopathic remedy creators may need to tell their customers about the lack of proof around their product’s effectiveness, US authorities have ruled. The move, by the Federal Trade Commission, means producers will need to provide