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The Society for Science-Based Medicine
A Society for a community of like-minded individuals, both in and out of health care, who support Science-Based Medicine.
People should not suffer, die and lose hope, time and money due to pseudo-medicine.
The mission of the Society for Science-Based Medicine includes, but is not limited to,
Educating consumers, professionals, business people, legislators, law enforcement personnel, organizations and agencies about Science-Based Medicine.
Providing resources and information for information concerning all aspects of Science-Based Medicine. Providing a central resource for communication between individuals and organizations concerned about Science-Based Medicine.
Supporting sound consumer health laws for the practice of Science-Based Medicine and opposing legislation that undermines Science-Based Medicine.
Encouraging and aiding legal actions in support of the practice of Science-Based Medicine.
Science-Based Medicine needs organization, people and funding.
To see what organization and funding can provide, visit the
Naturopaths, chiropractors, acupuncturists are organized, funded and increasingly licensed by the State.
The anti-vaccine groups have the organization and funding to
For Science-Based Medicine we have virtually nothing. Those who are proponents of Science-Based Medicine are few in numbers, poorly funded and lack organization. It could be argued that we have breadth and depth of the medical-industrial complex behind us, and at some level we do.
designating the week of October 6 through October 12, 2014, as "Naturopathic Medicine Week" to recognize the value of naturopathic medicine in providing safe, effective, and affordable health care.
(To find the Senate and House Resolutions, you'll need to search
Like last year, the resolution was sponsored by Sen. Barbara Mukulski (D-MD). One of the three co-sponsors was the soon-to-be-retired Sen. Tom Harkin (D-IA). No surprises there. House Resolution 508 does the same thing, but it has been referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
I love language: a clever bon mot or turn of phrase can make my day. I usually do not succeed, but I try to make my writing clever and interesting. It is often not what is said, but how it is said that makes or breaks an essay.
How language is used to frame issues is important and the more I write the more I pay attention to how issues are described in others writing. Some phrasing can really catch the attention.
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