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Points of Interest 07/14/2016

Should You Try Acupuncture? Nope. Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 2016;2016:9874207. doi: 10.1155/2016/9874207. Epub 2016 Jun 14. Changes of Local Blood Flow in Response to Acupuncture Stimulation: A Systematic Review. "The current evidence regarding the local effects of acupuncture in terms of blood flow remains insufficient for reliable concl...
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Points of Interest 07/12/2016

Doctors Couldn't Cure My Psoriasis. Could a Naturopath? "We got down to the examination quickly. She pulled out two different medications and placed them on her desk. At her direction, I positioned one hand between the drugs, and she silently swung a silver pendulum over it. She watched the weight swing back and forth intently, then immediately gra...
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Points of Interest 07/03/2016

A Randomized Exploratory Study to Evaluate Two Acupuncture Methods for the Treatment of Headaches Associated with Traumatic Brain Injury California's vaccine law: Opponents moving, home schooling to avoid controversial mandate Chiropr Man Therap. 2016; 24: 26. Published online 2016 Jun 30. doi: 10.1186/s12998–016–0108–9 PMCID: PMC4928313 The new ch...
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Points of Interest 06/29/2016

From Drumming To Acupuncture, Integrative Therapies Have Gone Mainstream "…but it's impossible to quantify what percentage of people is helped through integrative medicine because there are too many variables." The disturbing truth behind the political party parents could be tricked into voting for: Mia Freedman outs 'bogus' Health Australia Party ...
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Points of Interest 06/21/2016

How A Former Naturopath Can Help Unravel The Trickery of Alternative Medicine Naturopaths (Unfortunately) Just Took A Small Step Toward Legitimacy Anti-vaxxers still pushing "parental rights issue" despite dangerous results Vaxxed Filmmakers Support Parents Convicted of Letting Their Toddler Die of Meningitis Health journalism has a serious evidenc...
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Points of Interest 06/15/2016

Vulnerable children undergo alternative medicine treaments, but CYF refuses to give details. "Convicted sex offender Frank Russell Walmsley was given permission to be alone in a room with a girl he allegedly abused to perform a form of alternative medicine known as Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT)." Australian anti-vaccination 'Jedi Doctor' to fro...
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Points of Interest 06/14/2016

Liverpool NHS set to axe £30k funding for controversial homeopathy treatment About Herbs app is a free evidence-based integrative medicine app you need to download 'I now view anti-vaxxers as sort of a cult'
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Points of Interest 06/12/2016

Acupunct Med. 2016 Jun 10. pii: acupmed–2015–011024. doi: 10.1136/acupmed–2015–011024. Acupuncture for the treatment of hiccups following stroke: a systematic review and meta-analysis. . " However, due to the limited number of RCTs and poor methodology quality, we cannot reach a definitive conclusion, hence further large, rigorously designed trials...
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Points of Interest 06/06/2016

Commission has failed in its duty to protect public, says group of doctors Fraud, Medical Errors and Other Media Links This Weekend Elsevier Selected to Publish Open Access Journal of Ayurveda and Integrative Medicine Foundation for Chiropractic Progress Publishes Landmark White Paper : Non-Pharmaceutical Pain Management is a Safer Strategy than Op...
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Points of Interest 05/31/2016

Why Is Big Naturopathy Afraid Of This Lone Whistleblower? Wellington osteopath admits performing acupuncture without qualifications GroundUp Op-Ed: Complementary medicine companies are destroying consumer protection 12-Year-Old Scientist Trolls Anti-Vaxxers in Hilarious Viral Video Appeals Court affirms 45-year sentence for cancer doctor 7 things a...
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Points of Interest 05/25/2016

Herbal Remedies May Be an Overlooked Global Health Hazard After Nixing 'VAXXED,' Robert De Niro is Considering Making His Own Documentary Homeopathy. 2016 May;105(2):180–5. doi: 10.1016/j.homp.2015.11.001. Epub 2016 Apr 1. What do homeopathic doctors think of vaccines? An international online survey . Chiropractors Push For Ability To Prescribe Pai...
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Points of Interest 05/18/2016

Naturopaths, often derided as quacks, push to go mainstream — with help from vitamin companies Victoria cracks down on rogue chiros 'Maggot therapy' makes medical comeback, despite some squeamishness Why Won't the Andrew Wakefield Nightmare End? City Investigating Chicken Pox Outbreak In Hasidic Williamsburg Homeopathy fans are angry. Here is what ...
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Points of Interest 05/16/2016

How Therapists Use Dry Needling to Relieve Pain . No. Not acupuncture. Not here. Public Health Takes on Anti-Vaccine Propaganda: Damage done, Challenges Ahead Anti-Vaxxer Arguments Taken Down In Scorching Sex Party Letter '. Choosing not to vaccinate your children amounts to medical neglect'. Acupunct Med. 2016 May 13. pii: acupmed–2016–011056. doi...
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Points of Interest 05/06/2016

Alleged Medical Expert Mike Adams Attacks Respected Cancer Doctor Obamacare boosts DTap vaccination rates. Emergency Room Patients are Choosing Acupuncture Instead of Painkillers at Minneapolis Hospital Seen At 11: Mothers Turning To Controversial Practice Of Giving Chiropractic Care For Newborns Belle Gibson faces legal action over 'deceptive' cla...
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Points of Interest 05/04/2016

Science suggests acupuncture works, but no one is sure why Daith piercings: a new cure for migraines? Vaccine Scandal Rocks China UPDATE: Dodgy chiropractic health claims axed by Tim Robards' boss
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Points of Interest 05/02/2016

" I was suffering from postpartum depression: My licensed naturopath recommended beer and marijuana to help me sleep ." Herbal remedies are an overlooked global health hazard Mainstream medicine's not perfect, but it beats the alternative 4 Anti-Vaccination Arguments & How To Respond To Them Natural News' Mike Adams libelously attacks Science-B...
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Points of Interest 04/28/2016

When Getting Arrested for Practicing Medicine without a License is a Good Thing . How Has The Anti-Vaccine Movement Responded To Zika? They're Skeptical This Map Of Vaccination Laws Proves Exactly Why We Need To Address The Problem Head-On Opinion: Anti-vaxxers need to do their research . "It's the same rationale that says if you're building a brid...
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Points of Interest 04/25/2016

Nick Xenophon stands by candidate who advocates genital acupuncture . "…has advocated acupuncture of the genitals as a treatment for infertile women." Vaccines 101: Everything You Need To Know About Our Greatest Medical Marvel Canadian physicians want naturopathic regulators to take action in wake of toddler's death . "Pastoral medicine" raises que...
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Points of Interest 04/20/2016

Why we need consumer guides for complementary and alternative medicine . I would suggest this site and Science-Based Medicine . Prince Charles's ideas about medicine may seriously harm your health . Chiropractic: What Is Chiropractic Manipulation? Does It Work? . Nope. Pakistan polio: Seven killed in anti-vaccination attack . "Islamist militants op...
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Points of Interest 04/13/2016

There's science and there's homeopathy . Opinion split on effectiveness of alternative medicines . Robert De Niro Promotes All Kinds of Anti-Vaccination Nonsense in Wild Today Interview Vaccination and custody issues – child's best interest Yet another synthetic drug found in dietary supplements:
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