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Points of Interest 01/13/2016

Acute Pharyngeal Hemorrhage as a Fatal Complication Arising from Acupotomy with Needle-knife: A Case Report . Victor Dominocielo: The Doctors' Apology Florida Whooping Cough Outbreak Fuels Anti-Vaxxers . A rash of whooping cough among Florida preschoolers gives new rhetoric to the anti-vaccine movement. Two-Week-Old Baby Getting a Chiropractic Adju...
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Points of Interest 01/12/2016

Author sees mind-body medicine becoming a routine part of healing Charlie Sheen Temporarily Went Off HIV Medications to Seek Alternative Treatment in Mexico: 'So What? I Was Born Dead' The homeopathy controversy The scientific community despises homeopathy, so why do millions swear by it? Mark Zuckerberg gets his baby vaccinated. Anti-vaxxers go nu...
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Points of Interest 01/08/2016

Naturopathic doctors in Maryland will join the ranks of other medical professionals when they become licensed in March . SfSBM gets mentioned. Family of suspected chiropractic malpractice victim now allowing autopsy to help with police investigation Satirical paper puts evidence-based medicine in the spotlight Vaccination myths busted: No credible ...
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Points of Interest 01/05/2016

Social Services Minister Christian Porter slaps down anti-vaccination campaigners Seth MacFarlane Tweet Triggers Heated Debate About Vaccinations Quack held for giving steroid jabs . "A quack was arrested on Sunday for injecting patients with steroids in the name of performing acupunture." I just love those Indian headlines. Authorities shift sport...
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Points of Interest 01/01/2016

Chiropractors promoting anti-vaccination views despite rules . Diabetes is the most common disease. You can cure its permanently with Homeopathy treatment. . Delusions on the net. Three common myths about naturopathy . Well, one out of three ain't bad. Sonoma school district ready for new state immunization requirements How to handle worsening of c...
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DEC
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Points of Interest 12/29/2015

Anti-vaccine Californians are rich, white, but not necessarily highly educated Health campaigns focusing on scientific data may not help restore herd immunity. Highlighting A Law Professor Who's Helping To Support Vaccination 6 Bizarre Health Treatments You Should Try at Least Once ."Alternative medicine and treatments do not always have the resear...
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DEC
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Points of Interest 12/26/2015

Southeast Queensland home to four of the nation's top five anti-vaccination havens Top court's vaccine decision should be read correctly The Use of Spinal Manipulative Therapy in the Management of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: A Systematic Review. Chiropractic Management of Infantile Torticollis With Associated Abnormal Fixation of One Eye...
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DEC
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Points of Interest 12/19/2015

NEW YORK CITY FLU IMMUNIZATION REQUIREMENTS – COURT RULING . Rand Paul Catering To Future Voters With Anti-Vaccination Stance Recorder Journal Outrage as anti-vaxxers tear down hospital vaccination posters Zombie Criticisms of Conventional Medicine Physiological effects of homeopathic medicines in closed phials - a critical evaluation. . "It was co...
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DEC
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Points of Interest 12/15/2015

Brisbane mum Hollie Singleton's chickenpox party cancelled . Loblaws selling homeopathy is junk science and bad corporate ethics . Homeopathic remedies are the health-care equivalent of a Ponzi scheme, and responsible merchants shouldn't stock them. PALEOLITHIC DIET MYTH – WHAT OUR ANCESTORS ATE Taking antidepressants during pregnancy increases ris...
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DEC
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Points of Interest 12/13/15

Woman's chicken pox party concerns authorities Atlanto-axial infection after acupuncture . Anti-vaxxer's baby hospitalised with whooping cough ANOTHER FLU VACCINE MYTH – BIG PHARMA PROFITS
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Points of Interest 12/10/2015

Keeping your immune system healthy . Why 'Tolerating' Anti-Vaxxers Is a Losing Strategy . Anti-vaccination school hit by chickenpox epidemic . At least 25 per cent of pupils have been hit by the illness in the past fortnight. Heavy metals, pharmaceuticals and endangered species DNA found in traditional Chinese medicines, research finds When Acupunc...
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DEC
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Points of Interest 12/01/15

Many Americans Believe They Don't Need The Flu Vaccine . Not Even Scientists Can Easily Explain P-values . POLICE CRACK DOWN ON 111 QUACKS . I still admire the Indian use of language. Measles Outbreaks Are a Sign of Bigger Problems . For health agencies tracking global vaccine coverage, the disease is the canary in the coal mine.
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Points of Interest 11/28/2015

Harriet Hall: Science Based Medicine . 10 lectures on CAM. 'No jab, no pay' laws could send anti-vax parents underground in search for vaccine-free childcare What the hell's wrong with us? Autism, vaccines and why some people believe Jenny McCarthy over every doctor .  There are reams of scientific literature, and then the comfort of conspirac...
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Points of Interest 11.20.2015

Complementary medicines review calls for stricter labelling in Australia Landmark report recommends that the Therapeutic Goods Administration step up its random testing of products amid high levels of non-compliance Woman Poisoned By Her Own Herbal Chinese Remedy, Suffers Severe Heart Problem . Top doctor blames anti-vaccination activists for Perth...
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Points of Interest 11/10/2015

"HOMEOPATHS WITHOUT BORDERS" ARE NOT HUMANITARIANS . 'Big needles, small bodies'—the absence of acupuncture treatment for infants in contemporary Shanghai: a qualitative study . " Needle acupuncture on broad indications in infants appears to be a Western practice, with little basis in Chinese TCM contemporary practice." Baby's illness turns mom aga...
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Points of Interest 11/08/2015

J Am Board Fam Med. 2015 11/12;28(6):697–705. Ear Acupuncture for Acute Sore Throat: A Randomized Controlled Trial. "We conducted an unblinded, pragmatic, randomized controlled trial. " aka we wasted everyones time and money to prove nothing. Deepak Chopra says humans are the master of their genes . Of course. I just bought a pair of Wranglers and ...
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Points of Interest 11/05/2015

Oregon health insurance tricky for alternative health European watchdog finds no link between HPV vaccine and abnormal symptoms PLoS One. 2015 Nov 4;10(11):e0140825. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0140825. eCollection 2015. Placebo Devices as Effective Control Methods in Acupuncture Clinical Trials: A Systematic Review. . Chin Med. 2015 Nov 2;10:31. doi...
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Points of Interest 11/03/2015

Extending the study of evidence-based medicine Homeopathy and the FDA: Holding Medicine and Mayo to the Same Standards. "…especially homeopaths, who questioned whether homeopathy was actually part of the steaming pile of quackery she threw at the wall in her desperation to live. It's my fault that I wasn't clear in that article. Homeopathy was just...
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Points of Interest 11/02/2015

The Point About Acupuncture: It Works . Nope. It doesn't. 1 in 5 pediatricians reject unvaccinated patients Pharmaceutical quantities of yohimbine found in dietary supplements in the USA . " Of the 49 yohimbine supplement brands sold at seven major retail chains in the USA, only 4.1% (2/49) provided consumers with both accurate information about th...
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Points of Interest 11/01/2015

Homeopathy Is a Bitter Sugar Pill . It won't cure what ails you, but it can get you drunk. The P-Value Is a Hoax, But Here's How to Fix It First Comes Vax Preferences Then Comes Baby Pediatrics. 2015 Oct 26. pii: peds.2015–0676. Laser Acupuncture for Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome: A Randomized Controlled Trial . Training dollars to ditch 'airy-fairy...
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