Curiosities and posts of interest across the internet concerning Science-Based Medicine.

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Points of Interest 05/11/2017

Stockholm clinic probed for discouraging vaccination, says measles is good for child's development Minnesota measles outbreak linked to anti-vaccine rhetoric hits 50 cases When it comes to vaccines, rich parents get away with child neglect FDA proposes that doctors learn about acupuncture for pain management Endocrinology vs. Naturopathy—Steel Cage...
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Points of Interest 05/08/2017

Discredited doctor who falsely linked vaccines to autism is now Texas' toxic export Updated: Vaccine-autism study retracted — again Old Koala Tries to Climb Tree After 9 Weeks of Recovery and Acupuncture . Trying to escape the acupuncture?
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Points of Interest 05/06/2017

Youth dies after 'fake doctor' administers medicines in Kalwa; fir lodged . A fake Homeopath. Condé Nast is enabling Gwyneth Paltrow's health bullshit with a new magazine
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Points of Interest 05/05/2017

Healer arrested over boy's alleged 'slap therapy' death . Why isn't healer also in quotes? Acupuncture: A point in the right direction, or a stab in the dark ? Autism: Beware of Potentially Dangerous Therapies and Products Vets Use Electro-Acupuncture To Help Tortoise Recover From Injuries . Tortoise torture. Acupuncture in Patients with Allergic A...
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Points of Interest 05/01/2017

Acupuncturists using traditional bee venom therapy cause controversy . "The Chinese government has invested great effort in promoting TCM. But despite these efforts, in recent years, more and more young people are coming to question these traditional therapies. Many believe the therapies are not empirically tested and cannot be regarded as medical ...
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Points of Interest 04/30/2017

  Lasers Med Sci. 2017 Apr 27. doi: 10.1007/s10103-017-2213-y. Laser acupuncture versus reflexology therapy in elderly with rheumatoid arthritis. . Here's the visual proof of why vaccines do more good than harm . A great visual. Pass it on. Man in icu after quack 'treats' piles with knife "operating on his haemorrhoids ad-lib, with a knife and...
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Points of Interest 04/29/2017

  DC: Try To Stay Healthy This Weekend - The Naturopaths Are Coming Minnesota Health Officials Face Opposition From Anti-Vaccine Activists Over Measles Vaccination
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Points of Interest 04/28/2017

  Wellness, Womanhood, and the West: How Goop Profits From Endless Illness Ridgecrest Herbals to Phase out Homeopathics in Their Formulas, Beginning with ClearLungs Extra Strength PLoS One. 2017 Apr 27;12(4):e0176394. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0176394. eCollection 2017. Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) use and delays in presentatio...
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Points of Interest 04/27/2017

Naturopathic doctor indicted for defrauding patients . Don't they all? Vaccine debate plagues Legislature . Sao Paulo Med J. 2017 Apr 20:0. doi: 10.1590/1516-3180.2016.0267031116. Is reiki or prayer effective in relieving pain during hospitalization for cesarean? A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. . Evidence with...
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Points of Interest 04/26/2017

FDA Takes Action Against Fraudulent Cancer Products DSHEA Allowed 23 Yrs Of Disgraceful Cancer Claims By Supplement Makers J Altern Complement Med. 2017 Apr 25. doi: 10.1089/acm.2016.0323. Acupuncture for Pain and Nausea in the Intensive Care Unit: A Feasibility Study in a Public Safety Net Hospital. " The most common single TCM diagnosis was Qi an...
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Points of Interest 04/25/2017

  Bill would let chiropractors do physical exams for student athletes Nearly eight in ten Canadians have used alternative medicines: survey States with the highest child vaccine rates Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2017 Apr 24. doi: 10.1002/acr.23262. Self-Acupressure for Older Adults with Symptomatic Knee Osteoarthritis: A Randomized Controlle...
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Points of Interest 04/24/2017

Bill to Guarantee Insurance for Naturopaths Held for Review California Has A Deadly Problem With Regulating Naturopathic Doctors What Your Alternative Health Provider Might Not Tell You About Megadosing Supplements More than half of Spaniards continue to believe that homeopathy works Acupuncturist told to 'smarten up' after leaving 40mm needle in m...
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Points of Interest 04/23/2017

RFK Jr vaccine beliefs – why experienced journalists don't take him seriously Steinberg: Bebe Vio raises her foil against anti-vax hysteria Chin J Integr Med. 2017 Apr 22. doi: 10.1007/s11655-017-2753-9. Conventional acupuncture for cardiac arrhythmia: A systematic review of randomized controlled trials . Acupuncture as population control? The Amer...
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Points of Interest 04/22/2017

Chiropractor Discovers The Cause Of Diabetes . For real. Not the Onion. Naturopathic medicine's role in fighting the opioid crisis . For real Not the Onion. Bill Nye Reminds Anti-Vaxers of the "Paradox of Protection" Anti-Vaxxers Are Furious With Sesame Street "Normalizing" Autism What kind of heartless jackass sees a much-needed advocate for autis...
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Points of Interest 04/21/2017

Activist says Manitoba Health was 'deceitful' to withhold chiropractic report Pat Chevrier sought report in 2007 freedom-of-information request Naturopathic Doctor Attempts Character Assassination Of Colorado Senator Vaccine fears driving measles outbreak among Somalis in Hennepin Co . Now 12 cases.
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Points of Interest 04/20/2017

Naturopathic medicine's role in fighting the opioid crisis Scientists, Stop Thinking Explaining Science Will Fix Things Can Tea Bags Help With a Vaginal Tear? Here's How To Use Them Publicly funded chiropractic care should have strict limits, leaked report says Paper which was never made public calls previous report on chiropractic health-care savi...
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Points of Interest 04/19/2017

Maine Naturopaths Rally Behind Bill to Guarantee Insurance  Naturopaths in Maine are rallying behind a bill designed to prevent insurers from discriminating against health care providers who are licensed by the state. Following in the footsteps of Viagra, female libido booster Addyi shows up in supplements Anti-vaxxers "targeted" Minnesota's S...
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Points of Interest 04/18/2017

Homeopathy. 2016 Aug;105(3):233-9. doi: 10.1016/j.homp.2016.02.005. Epub 2016 May 13. Survey on hand gestures relevance in patient practitioner communication: a homeopathic example . I got your hand gesture for homeopaths right here. CJEM. 2017 Apr 17:1-6. doi: 10.1017/cem.2017.19. Back pain in the emergency department: Pathological fracture follow...
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Points of Interest 04/17/2017

I watched Alex Jones give his viewers health advice. Here's what I learned. There's a "fungus epidemic." And Infowars' Jones has just the supplements to stop it. Advertising by some Manitoba chiropractors undermines public health, expert says CBC News found many chiropractor websites containing statements at odds with public health advice
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Points of Interest 04/16/2017

Colorado May Green-Light Naturopathic Doctors, Against Warning Inquiry ordered into anti-vax group's 'charity' fundraising
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