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Pseudoscience

Prince Charles’ Dabblings in Science

1 May 2018

The description of "Duchy Originals" is as follows: “Duchy Herbals Detox Tincture is made from extracts of Artichoke and Dandelion, cleansing and purifying herbs to help support the body’s natural...

Pharmacies That Blur the Line Between Sense and Nonsense

26 Apr 2018

I was technically on vacation but when I saw the words “integrative pharmacy”, I knew I had to take a look....

Homeopathic Dilutions Amount to Concentrated Nonsense

19 Apr 2018

The story about how Anke Zimmerman, a naturopath in Victoria B.C. treated a young boy’s behavioural problems with a homeopathic remedy concocted from the saliva of a rabid dog has “gone viral.” A...

Homeopathy: Aware or Beware?

12 Apr 2018

April 10-16 is “World Homeopathy Awareness Week” with the stated aim of “celebrating homeopaths and those who have been healed with homeopathy.” While I don’t think anyone has ever been healed with...

Is That Plausible?

3 Apr 2018

The gold standard in science is the randomized, controlled, double-blind trial. If you want to know whether Garcinia cambogia causes weight loss, or whether glucosamine helps with arthritic pain,...

The Food Babe has No Idea how Physiology Works

22 Feb 2018

Our good friend the Food Babe has published an interesting piece of pseudoscience writing entitled ‘Are Natural Flavors Really That Bad? (MUST WATCH)’. If you’re looking for the quick answer to...

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