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Updated: Fri, 07/12/2024 - 12:16

McGill Alert. The downtown campus will remain partially closed through the evening of Monday, July 15. See the Campus Safety site for details.

Alerte de McGill. Le campus du centre-ville restera partiellement fermé jusqu’au lundi 15 juillet, en soirée. Complément d’information : Direction de la protection et de la prévention

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Montreal Gazette - Homeopathic remedies safe – but not risk free

(Chemistry professor Joe Schwarcz): Critics of homeopathy have been known to swallow entire bottles of homeopathic pills to make the point they contain nothing but sugar.

Published: 5 May 2012

(Chemistry professor Joe Schwarcz): Critics of homeopathy have been known to swallow entire bottles of homeopathic pills to make the point they contain nothing but sugar. But homeopaths are not disturbed by this demonstration because, according to the tenets of homeopathy, increasing the dosage actually reduces the effect. So, the critics would face danger not by taking more pills, but by just licking one. Or, perhaps, they could overdose by staying away from the pills altogether.

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