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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.
My recent jaunt through one of America's great natural treasures was desecrated by snake oil.
A day trip to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park included a stop at a restaurant in Cherokee, N.C., the unfortunately touristy town in the Eastern Band of the Cherokee Indians reservation. Here, the hulking Harrah's Casino rises up in an incongruous heap among the majestic mountains of the park. Had we not been hungry, we would have sped right through and back to nature. But stop we did, and while waiting to place my order I spotted a "Free Edition" of "Healthy Living News." Couldn't resist.
We do not get the volume of catalogs we did a decade ago. I suspect the internet is part of the reason we do not get an English tonne of paper in the mail anymore.
About the only time I thumb through a catalog is when I have to turn off my tablet on an airplane. As I have discussed, airplane catalogs can include a curious
Today the Hammacher Schlemmer (sounds like a
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