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Point of Interest 10/19/2015

Why are placebos getting more effective? . Doctor of What? In Israel, Some Practitioners of Alternative Medicine Buy Themselves a Title . For a little as $2,600 you can receive a degree in complementary medicine from the United States or India and put 'Dr.' in front of your name, without having to spend any time on campus OPINION – ANTI-VACCINATION...
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Points of Interest 10/06/2015

Supreme Court won't hear anti-vaccine case How a Vaccine Is Like a Banana—and Why That's Good . "The anti-vax crowd is forever daring people to read the fine print on vaccine packages. OK, let's do that" Dr. Oz Is Telling New York City Cops How To Stay Healthy And They Don't Like It Chiropractic Care Grows, and Gains Acceptance .  Headline-Con...
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Points of Interest 10/03/2015

Not enough signatures: Vaccine opponents fall short in ballot effort The 4 types of non-vaccinators Newsweek: Anti-Vaxxers Accidentally Fund a Study Showing No Link Between Autism and Vaccines Breast cancer: Don't waste time on alternative treatments Cervical Epidural Hematoma after Chiropractic Spinal Manipulation Therapy in a Patient with an Undi...
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Points of Interest 09/30/2015

U.S. 'right to try' laws may not help dying get unapproved drugs Foes of California vaccine law file petitions for referendum Concern as GPs refer kids to chiropractors and osteopaths Governor Declares October as "Chiropractic Month" "What is Chiropractic? Well, according to the fictional mother from the television comedy That '70s Show, Kitty, "it...
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Points of Interest 09/26/2015

Staunchly defending the basic human right to harm children Moms Across America consults a mystic J Altern Complement Med. 2015 Sep 24.] Evaluation of the Effect of Reflexology on Pain Control and Analgesic Consumption After Appendectomy. J Intercult Ethnopharmacol. 2015 Jan-Mar;4(1):74-7. doi: 10.5455/jice.20140929114417. Epub 2014 Nov 28.  Ho...
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Points of Interest 09/23/2015

National Chiropractic Health Month 2015 Twitter Chat . Join in the conversation Tuesday, Sept. 29, at 2 pm ET. To Curb Pain Without Opioids, Oregon Looks To Alternative Treatments . The Dangerous Doctors of the G.O.P. Integrative Medicine Makes Inroads While Acceptance Increases Deeply religious Jimmy Carter embraces cutting edge science in cancer ...
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Points of Interest 09/21/2015

The Alternative Medicine Racket: How the Feds Fund Quacks Butala Emporium, Inc. Recalls Eleven Ayurvedic Dietary Supplements Because of Elevated Levels of Lead and Mercury Menopause. 2015 Sep 17. Nonhormonal management of menopause-associated vasomotor symptoms: 2015 position statement of The North American Menopause Society. ."There are negative, ...
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5 myths surrounding vaccines — and the reality Ouch! Vaccination Rates for Older Adults Falling Short HuffPo Ignores Its Anti-Vaxxer Past While Blasting GOP Candidates on Vaccines The origins of Donald Trump's autism/vaccine theory and how it was completely debunked eons ago Why homeopathy must not gain a foothold in the UK
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Points of Interest 09/16/2015

Alt med death conspiracy expands beyond the US and even beyond alt med AUSTRALIA TO PENALIZE PARENTS WHO DON'T VACCINATE CHILDREN BMC Vet Res. 2015 Sep 15;11(1):236. doi: 10.1186/s12917-015-0542-2. Veterinary homeopathy: Systematic review of medical conditions studied by randomised trials controlled by other than placebo. . "Due to the poor reliabi...
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Points of Interest 09/14/2015

'Behcet's disease can now be treated with homeopathy' . Yes, just not successfully. Federal Trade Commission considers cracking down on homeopathy ads Is UTSU giving your money to quacks? Evidence-based medicine lacks solid supporting evidence "Evidence-Based Medicine" Compared with Prussian "Enlightened Absolutism" in Journal of American Physician...
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Points of Interest 09/13/2015

J Med Case Rep. 2015 Sep 11;9:193. doi: 10.1186/s13256-015-0676-7. Acupuncture and postpartum pyogenic sacroiliitis: a case report ."A 33-year-old white woman received several sessions of acupuncture treatment during her gestation at the site of her sacroiliac joint for sciatica; she developed biopsy-confirmed sacroiliitis with methicillin-sensitiv...
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Points of Interest 09/10/2015

Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 2015;2015:793649. doi: 10.1155/2015/793649. Epub 2015 Aug 5. Complementary and Alternative Medicine for the Management of Cervical Radiculopathy: An Overview of Systematic Reviews. . "Current systematic reviews showed potential advantages to CAM for CR. Due to the frequently poor methodological quality of primary...
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Points of Interest 09/08/2015

Majority in U.S. Say Chiropractic Works for Neck, Back Pain Homeopathy or a horse on the NHS? Only one is rational Health authorities horrified that woman wants to open an anti-vaccination child care center in Australia Adverse events associated with acupuncture: a clinicopathologic review. " The most common adverse event was infectious skin diseas...
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Kaiser Health News: Quoting Barbara Lowe Fisher is not "good journalism"

​Kaiser Health News ran an article recently discussing the effect of tightening up vaccination exemptions on the rate of childhood vaccination. The article, States Looking for More Effective Ways to Encourage Vaccinations , summarized current legislative efforts to reduce the available reasons for exemption, such as California's new law eliminating...
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Points of Interest 09/03/2015

Ordovician extinctions may have been caused by metals poisoning in oceans. To think ayurvedic medications are so ancient. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15598918 Why one naturopath quit after watching her peers treat cancer patients Prominent Vaccine Denier Site Applauds Trump For Saying Vaccines Cause Autism . "On Thursday, the anti-vaccine we...
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Points of Interest 08/30/2015

10 Most Mind Numbingly Stupid Alternative Medicines . Homeopathy is #1. As it should be. Edinburgh grandmother loses bid to force NHS to fund homeopathy Mohammad Ali Taheri, Iranian author and researcher sentenced to death on fraudulent charges . "The Iranian government has sentenced him to death on the fraudulent charge of "spreading corruption on...
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Points of Interest 08/27/2015

Why alternative medicine should be integrated into conventional health care . I always like to quote me: Integrating cow pie into apple pie does not make the cow pie better, it makes the apple pie worse. Offering homeopathy waters down University of Toronto's reputation, critics claim Study reveals that a lot of psychology research really is just '...
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Points in Interest 08/20/2015

Systematic review of acupuncture to control hot flashes in cancer patients. Can you predict the conclusion? Same as it ever was. "In conclusion, the current level of evidence is insufficient to either support or refute the benefits of acupuncture for the management of HFs in cancer patients. Future studies should provide within-group and between-gr...
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Points of Interest 08/18/2015

Experts worry that Donald Trump's opposition to common vaccinations might lead to outbreaks Imperfect Test Fuels Alternative Treatments for Lyme Disease The FDA and Homeopathy: Can the Agency Bring Medicine Out of the 1700s? Drug Maker's Operations Halted by Federal Judge How to Know Whether to Believe a Health Study Complement Ther Med. 2015 Aug;2...
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Points of Interest 08/14/2015

How To Handle Homeopathy? Vaccination waivers: New Mich. rule reignites the debate Scibabe runs sceptical eye over alternative medicine Carly Fiorina Says Parents Should Have Right Not to Vaccinate Kids A polio-free world is in sight: what's needed to wipe out the last 1% Stemming the tide
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