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FDA warns against the use of homeopathic teething tablets and gels. "Consumers should seek medical care immediately if their child experiences seizures, difficulty breathing, lethargy, excessive sleepiness, muscle weakness, skin flushing, constipation, difficulty urinating, or agitation after using homeopathic teething tablets or gels."

Woman to get $50k for TCM session gone wrong. "A few days later, Madam Chow went to Gleneagles Hospital, where she was diagnosed with third-degree burns and warded for a month. After her discharge, she found out a pain in her neck was caused by a plastic piece inserted into her neck during acupuncture."

Acupuncturists, physical therapists battling over so-called 'dry needling' technique. See who wears gloves.

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Zhongguo Zhong Xi Yi Jie He Za Zhi. 2016 Jun;36(6):753–6. Acupoint Selection Laws for Massage Therapy of Infantile Anorexia: an Analysis Based on Data Mining. Given the variability suggests they are making it up as they go along.

Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 2016;2016:2503267. doi: 10.1155/2016/2503267. Epub 2016 Sep 5. Bioenergy and Breast Cancer: A Report on Tumor Growth and Metastasis.. "However, these results did indicate a moderate, though insignificant, positive impact of HT and highlight the need for continued research into dose, length of treatment, and measurable outcomes (tumor size, metastasis) to provide evidence to suggest application for nursing care."

PM R. 2016 Sep;8(9S):S181-S182. doi: 10.1016/j.pmrj.2016.07.106. Epub 2016 Sep 24. Poster 63 Vertebral Artery Dissection Resulting in Cerebellar CVA after Chiropractic Manipulation in a Patient with Fibromuscular Dysplasia.

Biomed Res Int. 2015;2015:363801. doi: 10.1155/2015/363801. Epub 2015 Nov 29. Effects of Bee Venom Injections at Acupoints on Neurologic Dysfunction Induced by Thoracolumbar Intervertebral Disc Disorders in Canines: A Randomized, Controlled Prospective Study. More pseudo-medical animal torture.

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Nature, Yes Nature, Publishes Tooth Fairy Science.

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