James Cartwright, otherwise known as the Hollywood Hootsman, bassist of my favorite power metal band Gloryhammer, announced on Facebook and Instagram that he had been felled by a chiropractor.
A newly published systematic review of systematic reviews tells us what we've known. Acupuncture doesn't work for chronic pain.
UCHealth just published an article about acupuncture full of pseudoscientific claims. What is wrong with the University of Colorado? It looks like another academic medical center has fallen victim to quackademic medicine.
Contrary to advice from an antivaxxer whom we've met before, claiming anaphylaxis after vaccination is not a sure-fire way to get a medical exemption to school vaccine mandates.
"the goop lab" will premiere on Netflix on January 24. It's just the latest goop vehicle to sell quackery to women under the guise of "empowerment."
GoFundMe is frequently used by patients to pay for quackery. How can its policies be changed to make misuse of the platform more difficult?
Dr. Joseph Mercola has built a massive alternative health empire. Unfortunately, he's now using his wealth to fund antivaccine propaganda.
The NCCIH recently published a study examining the percentage of US physicians who had recommended “complementary health approaches” to their patients in the last year. The percentages are far higher than they should be.
Investigators at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center reported the results of a trial of acupuncture for xerostomia (dry mouth) secondary to radiation therapy for head and neck cancers. It was a negative trial, but investigators still tried to spin it as positive, but with a twist. There was a large difference between results found at M.D. Anderson and the second site in China. What could be going on?
The Lung Institute is more evidence that all for-profit stem cell clinics are predatory clinics selling snake oil. EVERY. SINGLE. ONE. OF. THEM. If there's an exception, I haven't found it yet.