Categories
Complementary and alternative medicine Integrative medicine Medicine Quackery Religion

Anthroposophic medicine at the University of Michigan? Say it ain’t so!

Rudolf Steiner’s anthroposophic medicine quackery at the University of Michigan, my alma mater? Say it ain’t so!

Categories
Blogging Complementary and alternative medicine Evolution Medicine Science

On teaching the controversy in medicine

Dr. Kevin Pho responded to a recent post by Orac criticizing a post on KevinMD that was overly credulous about alternative medicine. His response was…disappointing. Since he seems to want to teach the controversy, I thought: If you can’t beat ’em, join ’em. And then I came up with some ideas for other controversies to “teach.”

Categories
Complementary and alternative medicine Medicine Politics Quackery

The Three Musketeers of Woo meet d’Artagnan to fight for woo on the editorial page of the Wall Street Journal

The seemingly never-ending quest of advocates of unscientific medicine, the so-called “complementary and alternative medicine” (CAM) movement is to convince policy makers, patients, and physicians that, really and truly, it no longer deserves the qualifier of “alternative,” that it is in fact mainstream and even “scientific.” That very search for respectability without accountability is the […]