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Do You Know What’s Inside Your Herbal Medicine?

5 Dec 2019

Can we find 15,000 taxonomists willing to work around the clock? I write this because there are a lot of species out there that need to be properly identified, but apparently a taxonomist (a person...

"Dr." Sebi: What Do We Make of this Non-Doctor?

12 Apr 2019

A self-proclaimed healer who tried to get Michael Jackson off painkillers is back in the news. His chosen name was “Dr. Sebi”, but his real name was Alfredo Bowman and he was not a doctor. The man...

A 100% Success Rate Cure for Asthma? Sounds a bit fishy

23 Jun 2017

Asthma is a terrible affliction, often triggered by allergies. Sufferers will do almost anything to avoid the suffocating feeling it causes. Even swallowing fish! Yet, that is exactly what almost...

Valerian for Insomnia?

20 Mar 2017

O sleep! O gentle sleep!

Weighing the benefits of tea

20 Mar 2017

“Get in here and sit your ass down!”...

Ebola Scams are Sickening

20 Mar 2017

We’ve seen it before. A medical crisis emerges and the scam artists crawl out of the woodwork. Fearful citizens pop open their wallets and fork out hard-earned money for nonsensical “cures.” When...

Prince Charles Condemns Climate Change Deniers while Hawking Homeopathics

20 Mar 2017

Prince Charles has properly derided global warming deniers, calling them a "headless chicken brigade." He went onto say that it was "baffling that in our modern world we have such blind trust in...

Alternative Therapy for Menopause?

20 Mar 2017

Black cohosh. This plant native to North America has traditionally been used to treat menopausal symptoms with mostly anecdotal evidence for efficacy. Dr. Katherine Newton of the Group Health...

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