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Points of Interest 05/24/2017

Doctor leaps on stage at anti-vaccination movie and blasts those gathered Anti-vaccination moms judged harshly, UBC study finds Pain Physician. 2017 May;20(4):229-243. The Effectiveness of Manual Therapy for Relieving Pain, Stiffness, and Dysfunction in Knee Osteoarthritis: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. . "The preliminary evidence from our...
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Points of Interest 05/23/2017

Future of Alternative Medicine May Lie in Microdosing of Hallucinogens, Advocates Say Anti-vaxxers spread fear with help of history Is dry needling a safe acupuncture replacement, or a shortcut around years of essential training? Trick question? Both are nonsense.
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Points of Interest 05/20/2017

World J Gastroenterol. 2017 Apr 28;23(16):2928-2939. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i16.2928. Comparison of the analgesic effects between electro-acupuncture and moxibustion with visceral hypersensitivity rats in irritable bowel syndrome. Int J Rheum Dis. 2017 May 19. doi: 10.1111/1756-185X.13091. Use of complementary and alternative medicines is associated ...
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Points of Interest 05/19/2017

  The Anti-Vaccine And Anti-GMO Movements Are Inextricably Linked And Cause Preventable Suffering Shakopee Hospital Among First to Offer Acupuncture in ER Anti-vaccine activists are playing with fire in Minnesota What's Kept the Society Against Quackery Going for 137 Years The Charity Commission's Consultation on CAM Charities. My Submission .
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Points of Interest 05/17/2017

'First Ever' Study Comparing Vaccinated and Unvaccinated Children Shows Harm from Vaccines? This study, with its suspect statistics and devil-may-care attitude toward methodological design, has now had the honor of being "unpublished" by not one, but two journals. Here's How the Anti-Vaccination Movement Hurts Autistic People An overview of systema...
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Points of Interest 07/07/2017

Effects of homoeopathic ultrahigh dilutions of Aconitum napellus on Baker's yeast-induced fever in rabbits. " Rectal temperature was measured with digital thermometer hourly." Poor bunnies J Integr Med. 2017 May;15(3):165-171. doi: 10.1016/S2095-4964(17)60338-8. Can a science-based definition of acupuncture improve clinical outcomes? . No. Texas Ho...
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Points of Interest 05/12/2017

Should complementary and alternative medicine charities lose their charitable status? Dutch boy can refuse chemotherapy, says Court Anti-Vaccine Site Mocks 'Muslim Measles'
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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 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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Get to Know Beatrice Vio on World Meningitis Day

There is no end of people at their worst. They are everywhere. They troll the internet, are interviewed on Tucker Carlson , or run countries.  They seem to dominate media. Then there are those people who give you hope that mankind doesn't always have to be  a worthless sack of garbage. There are people with courage that I can only hope I ...
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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 04/23/2017

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 04/19/2017

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 04/16/2017

Colorado May Green-Light Naturopathic Doctors, Against Warning Inquiry ordered into anti-vax group's 'charity' fundraising
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Points of Interest 04/14/17

Homeopathy company launches nationwide recall of tablets blamed for infant seizures . Months later. This Dramatic Graph Shows How the Pro-Vaccine Movement Can Win In 'stealth move,' Michigan refines vaccine waivers, improves rate among kids Doctors have decades of experience fighting "fake news." Here's how they win . Pharmaceutical giant 'plotted ...
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Points of Interest 04/13/2017

Progress on health coverage for acupuncture in Vermont. Patients Who Need Treatment Beyond the Spine Many D.C.s coordinate their patients' overall healthcare and see patients with conditions not traditionally associated with chiropractic care. 9 ridiculous things Rocky anti-vaccers said in measles scare The Texas Department of State Health Services...
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