Faith Healing As Energy Healing

Are false claims to be able to heal people for money any better when they’re wrapped up in the trappings of religion? Check out this story, out of Salt Lake City, Utah: The business behind Christ-centered energy healing “Dear Father

Faith Healing As Energy Healing

Are false claims to be able to heal people for money any better when they’re wrapped up in the trappings of religion? Check out this story, out of Salt Lake City, Utah: The business behind Christ-centered energy healing “Dear Father

Slovak Homeopaths: Misleading Advertising?

From the Slovak Spectator: Homeopathy ads bring criticism “Homeopathy is a way too” or “Homeopathy helps us” are some of the slogans featured alongside the faces of VIPs on billboards that have mushroomed around Bratislava recently – immediately attracting criticism from scientific

Slovak Homeopaths: Misleading Advertising?

From the Slovak Spectator: Homeopathy ads bring criticism “Homeopathy is a way too” or “Homeopathy helps us” are some of the slogans featured alongside the faces of VIPs on billboards that have mushroomed around Bratislava recently – immediately attracting criticism from scientific

CAM & Kids

The blog entry linked below compares two articles from the journal Clinical Pediatrics. The first is called “Survey of Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) Services in Freestanding US Children’s Hospitals,” and the blogger suggest that that article “accepts the premise

CAM & Kids

The blog entry linked below compares two articles from the journal Clinical Pediatrics. The first is called “Survey of Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) Services in Freestanding US Children’s Hospitals,” and the blogger suggest that that article “accepts the premise

Journalistic Ethics & Reporting on Naturopathy

This is by the “Public Editor” (a kind of ombudsman) for the Globe & Mail, explaining the newspaper’s decision not to give “balanced” coverage of naturopathy, in reporting on the death of Ezekial Stephan. Ezekial was a Canadian toddler who died

Journalistic Ethics & Reporting on Naturopathy

This is by the “Public Editor” (a kind of ombudsman) for the Globe & Mail, explaining the newspaper’s decision not to give “balanced” coverage of naturopathy, in reporting on the death of Ezekial Stephan. Ezekial was a Canadian toddler who died

Indian Herbal Company Violated Advertising Ethics Code

Here’s a recent story about a company found guilty of violating India’s code of advertising ethics. Modi-ally Ramdev’s company found guilty of violating India medicine law “…the claims made on the packets of Patanjali’s Youvan Gold Plus powdered herbs (churan)

Indian Herbal Company Violated Advertising Ethics Code

Here’s a recent story about a company found guilty of violating India’s code of advertising ethics. Modi-ally Ramdev’s company found guilty of violating India medicine law “…the claims made on the packets of Patanjali’s Youvan Gold Plus powdered herbs (churan)

Doctors Criticize Ethics of CAM

From the Australian Journal of Pharmacy‘s online magazine: Doctors say selling CAMs is a violation of medical ethics Most doctors believe it is unethical for pharmacists to sell complementary medicines without an established evidence based. A new poll in the

Doctors Criticize Ethics of CAM

From the Australian Journal of Pharmacy‘s online magazine: Doctors say selling CAMs is a violation of medical ethics Most doctors believe it is unethical for pharmacists to sell complementary medicines without an established evidence based. A new poll in the

Framework for Ethical Evaluation of CAM

In a recent peer reviewed article in the journal Bioethics, Chris MacDonald (a philosopher/ethicist) and Scott Gavura (a pharmacist) argue that any product must pass the following 3-art test in order to be marketed ethically: Does the product perform the function it is supposed

Framework for Ethical Evaluation of CAM

In a recent peer reviewed article in the journal Bioethics, Chris MacDonald (a philosopher/ethicist) and Scott Gavura (a pharmacist) argue that any product must pass the following 3-art test in order to be marketed ethically: Does the product perform the function it is supposed