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Cancer Clinical trials Complementary and alternative medicine Homeopathy Medicine Pseudoscience Quackery

A bad week for homeopathy is a good week for science

It’s been a bad week for homeopathy. First, the NHS in the UK has stopped funding homeopathy in London. Then, news stories appeared about research fraud and a retracted clinical trial of homeopathy for cancer in which the investigators had already been arrested. So sad!

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Complementary and alternative medicine Homeopathy Politics Quackery Skepticism/critical thinking

In which a certain box of blinky lights is published in Slate.com pontificating about Prince Charles

After a busy and late day yesterday, I didn’t have any gas left in the tank, if you know what I mean, to produce Insolence as epic as my posts about The Food Babe and cries of antivaccine activists of “Help, help! I’m being repressed!” Or maybe I should say that Orac’s power supply is […]

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Complementary and alternative medicine Homeopathy Medicine Politics Pseudoscience Quackery Science Skepticism/critical thinking

Oh, joy. His Royal Quackiness will be gracing us with his presence in March

Oh, goody. Here’s something we didn’t need here in the US. While Australian skeptics have successfully been rallying to put a stop to a series of lectures from American antivaccine activist Sherri Tenpenny, we’re going to have to put up with a far bigger name in quackery showing up right here in the good ol’ […]