Society for Science-Based Medicine

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Points of Interest 02/22/2017

Wichita chiropractor takes flak for 'lip-stick' menstrual productUA Center for Integrative Medicine receives $1M giftCongressional Leaders Just Took a Stand Against Anti-VaxxersGwyneth Paltrow And GOOP Give Dangerous Info On Iodine. Their Expert Gets His Info From A Ghost.Majority of pharmacists stock cms including homeopathic itemsMan Ther. 2016 F...
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Points of Interest 02/20/2017

Here's What Happens When You Swallow a LeechHomeopaths are keeping Andrew Wakefield's 'anti-vax' fantasies aliveAcupuncture Lessens Migraine Attacks in Chinese Study. And Captain notes: But lack of full blinding a major trial limitationA Male Chiropractor Wants Women To Use Controversial Methods To Contain Menstrual Flow. When did stupid become Con...
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Points of Interest 02/15/2016

Sydney chiropractor Hance Limboro fined $27,500 for cancer cure advertisementsSpinal Manipulation for Back and Neck Pain: Does It Work?Robert De Niro and RFK Jr. have joined forces to push vaccine nonsense350 medical and patient groups write to Trump: 'Vaccines are safe'I was skeptical that the anti-vaccine movement was gaining traction. Not anymor...
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Points of Interest 02/13/2017

California Chiropractic Association launches "Share the Love". To highlight the benefits, safety and efficacy of chiropractic care, especially as the opioid epidemic continues to climb.Unproven alternative medicines recommended by third of Australian pharmacists. "Choice survey finds therapies with little to no evidence of their benefits, including...
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Points of Interest 02/12/2017

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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 ScottsdaleLondon woman releases images of bump after tumour removal. Treating with herbal medicines, acupuncture and exercises allowed fibroid to grow to ...
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JAN
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Not Even Wrong: Chiropractic and Bedwetting

The Joint Chiropractic has an article called Childhood Bed-wetting: Could Chiropractic Be the Answer?Betteridge's law rules again: "Any headline that ends in a question mark can be answered by the word no."The understanding by chiropractic as to the pathophysiology of bedwetting? There's a bit of an explanation for why it happens, so bear with...
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Points of Interest 01/20/2017

Vaccine exemptions are on the rise in a number of US statesAcupuncture isn't the answer to a crying babyRed Yeast Rice, Sold as Statin Alternative, Has Similar RisksOrtop Traumatol Rehabil. 2016 Oct 28;18(5):409-424. doi: 10.5604/15093492.1224615. Manual Therapy in the Treatment of Idiopathic Scoliosis. Analysis of Current Knowledge. Conclusion: no...
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Points of Interest 01/19/2017

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Points of Interest 01/13/2017

Fakery on a massive scale means we can't trust studies from ChinaCleveland Clinic's Cosgrove responds to doc's anti-vaccine rantTrump's vaccine conspiracy theories are a threat to your children3 Myth Busters for Vaccine-Hesitant ParentsWellness is all about being holistic, says US celebrity doctor. But Dr Andrew Weil, known for being a proponent of...
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Points of Interest 01/11/2017

Cleveland Clinic reevaluating alternative medicine offerings amid uproar over vaccine rantDonald Trump and a major medical clinic have moved vaccine anti-science back into the mainstreamDear Dr. Neides, You Are Not Alone. The anti-vaccine love Dr. Neides.Chiropr Man Therap. 2017 Jan 4;25:1. doi: 10.1186/s12998-016-0133-8. eCollection 2017. A system...
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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 ta...
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Cleveland Clinic Needs to Give Dr. Neides a Bonus

There has been a brouhaha over the blog entry of Dr. Daniel Neides.It has been suggested that because of his dangerous and unfounded anti-vaccine rant that he should be fired and the Cleveland Clinic has suggested they are considering "appropriate disciplinary action".His job at the the Cleveland Clinic? Medical Director and Chief Operating Officer...
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Points of Interest 01/05/2017x

Why infants need chiropractic care.Unproven, potentially dangerous — and possibly licensed under a new bill. Naturopaths at it again.It's not just politics: 2016 was an epidemic year for fake news in science, tooEvid Based Complement Alternat Med. 2016;2016:6190285. doi: 10.1155/2016/6190285. Epub 2016 Dec 5. Clinical Trial Research on Mongolian Me...
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Points of Interest 01/02/2017

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Points of Interest 12/22/2016

Salt Shams Salt lamps cure everything -- if by "everything" you mean a lack of cozy mood lighting.21 Charged in Minnesota Chiropractic Fraud ConspiraciesAdv Neonatal Care. 2016 Dec 20. doi: 10.1097/ANC.0000000000000371. Nonopioid Management of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome. "Strong evidence does not exist to recommend acupuncture as a routine NAS tr...
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Points of Interest 12/18/2016

ACUPUNCHER Anthony Joshua acupuncture: Bover reveals he had 950 needles in his body before taking on Eric MolinaAMA, Other Leading Medical Organizations Urge Insurance for Non-Pharma/Integrative Pain Care. "Many insurers don't adequately cover or reimburse for non-pharmacologic therapies such as acupuncture, biofeedback, relaxation, and other inter...
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Points of Interest 12/16/2016

Chiropractors furious at Melbourne clinic screening of anti-vaccination film Vaxxed. "A chiropractic clinic in Melbourne has hosted a screening of the anti-vaccination film Vaxxed​, infuriating chiropractors who say a minority of "rogue" practitioners is bringing their profession into disrepute."Cops fail to keep a check on quack menace in city. "D...
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Points of Interest 12/15/2016

6 Steps to DIY Cupping Therapy for Clear SkinFront Neurol. 2016 Nov 30;7:211. eCollection 2016. Upper Trunk Brachial Plexus Palsy Following Chiropractic Manipulation.J Altern Complement Med. 2016 Mar;22(3):197-203. doi: 10.1089/acm.2014.0146. Epub 2016 Feb 25. A Clinical Evaluation of a Hepatitis C Nosode in the Treatment of Hepatitis C.Failing to ...
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Franchising CAM

The Joint Chiropractic is a company that has been quite successful in doing with chiropractic what McDonalds did with food.They are a nationwide system of franchised clinics whose goal is to improve quality of life through routine and affordable chiropractic care. They have 350 Plus clinics, say they do over two million manipulations a year and are...
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