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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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MAR
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Points of Interest 03/22/2017

Encinitas woman dead after turmeric IV infusion Your Craniosacralist Will See You Now: Can A Startup Bring Alt Medicine To The Mainstream? SereneBook, a subscription-based holistic health network, is betting on the $30 billion alternative medicine industry. This College Class On 'Historical Frauds' Is Fighting Pseudoscience Head-On Vitamin E and Se...
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MAR
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Points of Interest 03/20/2017

VERIFY: Does chiropractic care help treat nervous system disorders? . KREM irresponsible reporting. Swisse pushes Coalition to reduce role of Therapeutic Goods Administration Multivitamins company wants Malcolm Turnbull's government to allow the industry to self-regulate. Yes, THAT will work out well. The face of chiropractic: evidence-based? . Old...
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MAR
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Points of Interest 03/18/2017

A physician's take on Alberta regulators clearing naturopath of misconduct in toddler's death For scientists, research cuts proposed by Trump are alarming — and deeply personal Biomed Res Int. 2017;2017:9614810. doi: 10.1155/2017/9614810. Epub 2017 Feb 14. The Efficacy of Acupuncture for Treating Depression-Related Insomnia Compared with a Control ...
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FEB
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Points of Interest 02/27/2017

Don't Do This: 156 Medical Practices That Are All Failures . 10 out of the 156 bad medical practices involved acupuncture. Is Donald Trump making you sick? Canada's Bad Science Watch wants to know if purveyors of "natural" health products are following the law. Volunteers needed. Some anti-vaccination attacks on Oklahoma lawmaker are beyond the pal...
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FEB
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Points of Interest 02/23/2017

Do you know what's in the herbal medicine you're taking? 'Anti-vaccine' teacher found guilty of professional misconduct Rise in mumps outbreaks prompts U.S. officials to weigh third vaccine dose Deepak Chopra explains recent study that may revolutionize medicine Vitamin IVs promise to erase jet lag and clear your mind. Where's the evidence? FTC cra...
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FEB
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Points of Interest 02/09/2017

10 Health Benefits of Shilajit: Alternative Medicine Remedies For Anti-Aging, Healing, Cognitive Strength, More . Shilajit looks to be Himalayan compost? Modern Acupuncture™ Opens First Location In Scottsdale London woman releases images of bump after tumour removal . Treating with herbal medicines, acupuncture and exercises allowed fibroid to grow...
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FEB
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Points of Interest 02/03/2017

Experts warn against supplements for brain function Contaminated medical marijuana believed to have killed cancer patient Is Homeopathy Pseudoscience? Top Russian Science Body Thinks So Homeopathy sells dangerous lies to patients Why Can't Doctors Just Give Up on Vaccine Deniers? Cell Physiol Biochem. 2016;39(6):2331-2340. Epub 2016 Nov 11. Compari...
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FEB
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Points of Interest 02/03/2017

While Consuming Homeopathy Medicines Take Care Of These 7 Basic Things, Or Results Won't Be Effective . "Do not put the medicine balls on your palm. The spirit in them vaporizes, and this renders the medicines ineffective." AIDS body rubbishes govt. hospital's claim on HIV cure . "A government-run homeopathy hospital in Hyderabad has been treating ...
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JAN
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Points of Interest 01/10/2016

Goop's Annual Detox Guide Says You Need A Raw Goat Milk Cleanse To Eradicate Your Parasites . "when a healer learned of a worm infestation, they would put the patient in a tub of milk until the worms would come out to drink—parasites love milk! In fact, many people who think they're allergic to milk actually have a parasite in their system." Trump ...
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DEC
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Acupuncture treatments after mastectomy help women cope with post-operative symptoms . Remember the wise words of Edzard Ernst concerning studies that compare an intervention to usual care. It is "a study-design which is virtually sure to generate nothing but positive results." Chiropractor responds to lawsuit . "A lawsuit alleges that a Twin Citie...
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NOV
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Points of Interest Thanksgiving 2016

Chiropractic is back in the Medicare crosshairs again . "The OIG has started another round of audits to recapture money paid out inappropriately to chiropractors by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) system." ALL money paid to chiropracters is inappropriate. J Clin Anesth. 2016 Dec;35:96-98. doi: 10.1016/j.jclinane.2016.07.02...
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NOV
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Points of Interest 11/21/2016

Altern Ther Health Med. 2016 Oct;22(S3):14-22. Homeopathic Treatment of Overweight and Obesity in Pregnant Women With Mental Disorders: A Double-blind, Controlled Clinical Trial. . "Homeopathy does not appear to prevent excessive body mass gain in pregnant women who are overweight or obese and suspected of having a common mental disorder." Where is...
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NOV
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Points of Interest 11/20/2016

Complement Ther Clin Pract. 2016 Nov;25:155-163. doi: 10.1016/j.ctcp.2016.09.005. Epub 2016 Sep 30. Use of complementary and alternative medicine in pregnancy and its impact on obstetric outcome. " The most common type of herbs used was akar kayu bunga Fatimah (37.7%) and gamat (13.4%). In our study, usage of selusuh product and akar kayu bunga Fat...
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OCT
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Points of Interest 10/28/2016

The British National Health Service still prescribes homeopathy — an 'alternative' to modern medicine that doesn't work Cranberry for Prevention of Urinary Tract Infection? . Time to Move On Support Care Cancer. 2016 Dec;24(12):4895–4899. Epub 2016 Aug 6. Acupuncture for treating hot flashes in breast cancer patients: an updated meta-analysis. . "T...
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OCT
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Points of Interest 10/22/2016

J Mol Sci. 2016 Jan 15;17(1). pii: E114. doi: 10.3390/ijms17010114. Herb-Induced Liver Injury in the Berlin Case-Control Surveillance Study. Cranio. 2016 Oct 20:1–7. Relationship between craniocervical orientation and center of force of occlusion in adults . Chiropractors do the weirdest tooth fairy science: "This case controlled study discerned if...
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OCT
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Points of Interest 10/17/2016

Local Chiropractor Talks About Alternative Solutions In Preventing Flu . Demonstrating yet again they know knowing. All CAM providers should be named Jon Snow . Acupuncture ineffective as infertility treatment in women with polycystic ovary syndrome Pediatrician Explains Why Anti-Vaxxers' 'Big Pharma' Paranoia Makes Zero Sense Review: Plant-Based E...
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OCT
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Points of Interest 10/11/2015

Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 2016;2016:1057878. Epub 2016 Sep 19. Analysis of the Spectral Characteristics of Pure Moxa Stick Burning by Hyperspectral Imaging and Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy . State: 'Integrative Medicine' Doc Left Woman's Cancer Untreated Lynnwood chiropractor placed on 3 years probation . "However, chiropractor...
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SEP
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Points of Interest 09/05/2016

World Neurosurg. 2016 Aug 30. pii: S1878–8750(16)30773–2. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2016.08.090. An Acute Cervical Subdural Hematoma as the Complication of Acupuncture; Case Report and Literature Review . In traditional Chinese medicine, diabetic retinopathy is caused by a deficiency of yin .  And they would be completely wrong Syst Rev. 2016 Sep 2;...
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Points of Interest 08/24/2016

Authorities investigating 70 deaths linked with German clinic Should Naturopathic Doctors Be Allowed To Write Prescriptions? Eur J Psychol. 2016 Aug 19;12(3):473–88. doi: 10.5964/ejop.v12i3.1107. eCollection 2016.  Clowning in Health Care Settings: The Point of View of Adults . "clown doctors are also well-perceived by relatives" No, they are ...
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