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03

Points of Interest 11/02/2016

Is Naturopathic Medicine Safe And Effective? Leading Naturopathic Researchers Cannot Even Say . "How did these seemingly qualified researchers conclude naturopathy was effective based on shoddy studies? Easy. Oberg and colleagues ignored the conventions for conducting systematic reviews and made-up their own rules for critically evaluating research...
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OCT
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Points of Interest 10/20/2016

Real doctors are 'holistic'. Alternative practitioners are anything but Kids and chiropractic care: does it work? . "Just remember that the benefits are specific to every care, and so each person may experience effectiveness in a slightly different manner." 'Embodiment of pseudoscience': Deepak Chopra bad choice for Edmonton autism conference says ...
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OCT
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Points of Interest 10/20/2016

Am J Emerg Med. 2016 Oct 5. pii: S0735–6757(16)30690–8. doi: 10.1016/j.ajem.2016.10.001. Complementary therapies in addition to medication for patients with nonchronic, nonradicular low back pain: a systematic review. . "In conclusion, for patients with nonchronic, nonradicular LBP, available evidence does not support the use of spinal manipulation...
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OCT
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Points of Interest 10/17/2016

Local Chiropractor Talks About Alternative Solutions In Preventing Flu . Demonstrating yet again they know knowing. All CAM providers should be named Jon Snow . Acupuncture ineffective as infertility treatment in women with polycystic ovary syndrome Pediatrician Explains Why Anti-Vaxxers' 'Big Pharma' Paranoia Makes Zero Sense Review: Plant-Based E...
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OCT
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Points of Interest 10/13/2016

Higher cardiovascular risk seen with calcium supplements What's the Role of Homeopathy in Treating Epilepsy? A funeral? The economic burden of unvaccinated adults: $7.1 billion Naturopathic Medicine Week And The Problem Of Endemic Quackery, Like Ozone Therapy Why Words Matter (In And Out Of The Locker Room) . "But I'm pretty sure that Einstein's fa...
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OCT
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Points of Interest 10/12/2016

A LOOK AT INTEGRATIVE MEDICINE IN FLORIDA . "Stan Welch, a regular patient at Dr. Monhollan's center, said he pays about $1,200 for a series of chelation treatments every couple of years. He believes in it, along with eating only whole foods and fasting now and then." Homeopathic Teething Products Might Have Killed 10 Kids Update Good Effects Of Ho...
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OCT
04

Points of Interest 10/03/2016

FDA Warns That Homeopathic Teething Products Are Dangerous Why did you get cancer? . An emotional plea for integrative medicine. Alternative Treatments Linked to Skipping Flu Shots NIH Will Spend $37 Million On Discredited Treatment That May Harm Patients Students choose to give flu vaccine the cold shoulder
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SEP
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Points of Interest 09/22/2016

Romania sees measles outbreak due to anti-vaccination campaign Drunk naturopath, 44, attacked police as her friend tried to grab a cop's gun from its holster Sydney naturopath pleads not guilty over alleged raw food diet that nearly killed baby The business behind Christ-centered energy healing In its drive to beat cancer, sometimes the medical est...
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Points of Interest 09/20/2016

Spot a chiropractic clinic? Report it because they're illegal, says official . "Jakarta Health Agency head Koesmedi Priharto said Monday there were no legal chiropractors operating in Jakarta following the closure of dozens of chiropractic clinics across the city in January because his office had issued no permits ever since." The Flu Shot – Should...
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Points of Interest 09/14/2016

Burzynski's lawyer to represent "Dr. Bob" Sears in medical disciplinary case How California's effort to pull a doctor's license sparked a new debate over child vaccinations . Dr. Oz and Donald Trump are a perfect match . The only one who loses is the American public.
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Points of Interest 09/13/2017

Acupuncture 'helps women fall pregnant': the Sun has got this badly wrong Acupuncture And Electricity For Chronic Constipation: There Are Buts Donald Trump's medical record release is the reality TV hot mess America deserves Here are 6 times Dr. Oz made a mockery of medicine — and now he'll bring his skills to democracy Alternative Pain Management:...
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Points of Interest 09/08/2016

Homeopathy in Germany . Not a molecule of sense Acupuncturists say "dry needling" is acupuncture and requires specialized training. Physical therapists disagree. Pediatricians Are Increasingly Dismissing Anti-Vaxxer Patients Nurs Outlook. 2016 Sep-Oct;64(5):491–8. doi: 10.1016/j.outlook.2016.07.008. Epub 2016 Jul 20.  Battlefield acupunct...
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Points of Interest 08/30/2016

Homeopathic medicines can treat dengue, Chikungunya: Experts . LOL: "spread awareness among people about treatment of water-borne disease like dengue and chikungunya by homeopathic medicines." Billings woman named 2016 naturopathic physician of the year Is Cracking Your Back Safe ? Humor? "When you crack your joints, whether it be your neck, back, ...
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Points of Interest 08/28/2016

Nurses Are Key to Referrals to Inpatient Integrative Medicine Services German practitioner suspected of killing patients with experimental drug Patients have Unrealistic Expectations for Alternative Cancer Treatments: Doctors Portland Today contributor: Petra Caruso. "Meet some of the contributors to our new Portland Today show, which debuts Sept. ...
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Points of Interest 08/25/2016

J Altern Complement Med. 2016 Aug 24. Evaluation of Wet Cupping Therapy: Systematic Review of Randomized Clinical Trials . "Overall, 9 RCTs favored wet cupping over various control interventions in NSLBP (n = 2), hypertension (n = 1), brachialgia (n = 1), CTS (n = 1), chronic neck pain (n = 2), oxygen saturation in smokers with COPD (n = 1), and or...
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AUG
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Points of Interest 08/21/2015

Beyond Cupping: The Weird Ways Olympians Are Recovering . Nonsense: "Cupping, for instance, applies negative pressure to a sore area to pull lactic acid away from the muscles." How Texas allows anti-vaccine crackpots to endanger your kids
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AUG
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Who's supporting the lawsuit attacking California's new vaccination exemption law? The usual suspects.

​ At least three lawsuits have been filed challenging California's new vaccine exemption law, which eliminated "personal belief" exemptions. In one, Whitlow v. California Department of Education   (" Whitlow "), the court heard arguments on the plaintiffs' Motion for a Temporary Injunction on August 12 th . (The suit seeks only injunctive...
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AUG
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Points of Interest

Patients mount a desperate plea to save Glasgow homeopathic hospital from NHS cuts Hillary Clinton is now the only candidate not pandering to the anti-vaccine movement Unproven dietary supplements get a new champion: Olympic teams Is there any place for acupuncture in 21st century medical practice? Friends of Science in Medicine says "no." TOT BRAI...
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JUL
20

Points of Interest 07/19/2016

Lead-poisoning case linked to Ayurvedic supplements renews concerns about herbal remedies Research Casts Doubt on the Value of Acupuncture Del Bigtree crosses the line: tells Vaxxed audience "Now's the time" for guns. A Skeptical View of Herbal Medicine
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JUL
17

Anti-vaccine propagandist Andrew Wakefield to speak at "chiropractic pediatrics" conference

There is so much wrong with the upcoming International Chiropractors Association Pediatrics Council annual conference it is hard to know where to begin, but we'll start with the fact that there is such a thing as a chiropractor who fancies himself (or herself) as a specialist who cares for pediatric patients and pregnant women. The Pediatrics Counc...
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