Points of Interest 11/15/2015

Chiropractic therapy is key to helping patients recover from addiction. By State Rep. Joshua Peters. " When misalignments, what are termed subluxations, occur in a patient's spine, the neurotransmitters' functions are interrupted and can inhibit a person's sense of well-being. In addition, releasing stress along the spine improves the functioning of the limbic system, which affects emotions."  Why legislators should not write about medicine.

What is pediatric chiropractic care?. They forgot the most important: a waste of time and money?

The New Placebo Effect Taking sugar pills work even when the patient knows they're fake: study. Another gullible reporter.

FTC Issues Enforcement Policy Statement Regarding Marketing Claims for Over-the-Counter Homeopathic Drugs

Acupuncture for uterine fibroids: an ancient treatment and a novel approach?. "The Cochrane Collaboration…concluded that there is "currently no high quality adequate evidence available to allow assessment of the efficacy of acupuncture in the treatment of UFs". Yet there is a need for high-quality studies to robustly evaluate the effectiveness of acupuncture for treatment of UFs." Nope. Only the delusional would suspect acupuncture would treat a tumor.

Front Hum Neurosci. 2016 Oct 28;10:527. eCollection 2016. Neural Correlates of Hostile Jokes: Cognitive and Motivational Processes in Humor Appreciation.. "Hostile jokes (HJs) provide aggressive catharsis and a feeling of superiority. Behavioral research has found that HJs are perceived as funnier than non-hostile jokes"

Points of Interest 11/17/2016
What is good for the drake isn't good for the hen.

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