All Posts Tagged With "Bryce Wylde"

Homeopaths are not Medical Experts

Homeopaths are not Medical Experts

14 April 2014 by John Underhay

The CBC recently aired a “National Check Up” health panel segment ostensibly to discuss the current state of medical research. The panel, led by Peter Mansbridge, consisted of  internal medicine specialist Dr. Ali Zentner; Dr. Danielle Martin from Women’s College Hospital in Toronto; and alternative medicine expert Bryce Wylde. Wylde is no stranger to those of […]

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Posted in Canada, Featured, Health, Medicinal Advertising6 Comments

Bryce Wylde’s Bad Flu Advice

Bryce Wylde’s Bad Flu Advice

06 February 2014 by Michael Kruse

In a recent article for the Globe and Mail, self-styled health-guru Bryce Wylde has stuck his foot in it again.  In an article entitled Eight easy, natural ways to keep the flu at bay (without leaving home) Wylde has proven that the only thing he can do without leaving home is make up dangerous health […]

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Posted in Alternative Medicine, Media, Skepticism, Vaccines3 Comments

Old Wine, New Bottles – July, 2011

Old Wine, New Bottles – July, 2011

02 July 2011 by Erik Davis

Five of our skeptical best from Julys past… Canada AM Goes Wylde Kim makes the mistake of watching morning television, and gets a hazing in the glorious nonsense that is Bryce Wylde. It wouldn’t be their last encounter, but she never watched TV before primetime again. Defender of Science-Based Medicine Sued Scott tells us how […]

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Homeopathy follow-up: Reactions in the wake of CBC Marketplace coverage

Homeopathy follow-up: Reactions in the wake of CBC Marketplace coverage

03 February 2011 by Kim Hebert

Earlier in January, CBC Marketplace investigated homeopathy. Now that there has been some time for people to react, here is a summary of some coverage around the Internet. Please also feel free to share relevant links in the comments. Favourable Reactions Digital Journal’s opinion section covered the topic of homeopathy in several articles the week […]

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Posted in Alternative Medicine, Canada, Pseudoscience9 Comments

CBC Marketplace Investigates Homeopathy: A Review

CBC Marketplace Investigates Homeopathy: A Review

14 January 2011 by Kim Hebert

Benefiting from the Atlantic Time Zone, I got to be one of the first to watch CBC Marketplace on Friday night (darn you, Newfoundland!) where they covered the topic of homeopathy. Here are my impressions. First, I want to praise Marketplace for not offering false balance on the issue. Homeopathy is not something about which […]

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Posted in Alternative Medicine, Canada, Health, Media, Pseudoscience, Reviews40 Comments

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2010 Skeptic North Awards!

07 December 2010 by Steve Thoms

We’re trying something new here at Skeptic North, and we want YOU, the readers to help us out! 2010 has been an interesting year of science and skepticism in Canada, and we thought that it would be fun to have a little bit of an award ceremony, but without the ceremony.  Or the actual award.  […]

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Posted in Canada, Events, Media, Skepticism8 Comments

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Canada Speaks: This Week in Skepticism

02 September 2010 by Scott Gavura

It’s time for your weekly update of skeptical radio shows, podcasts, and more. Here’s what’s happening across Canada this week. Radio Freethinker Live, from Vancouver, Radio Freethinker on CiTR 101.9 FM is hosted by Skeptic North contributor, and CFI Vancouver President, Ethan Clow. This week’s episode is action packed. Ethan and the crew talk about […]

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Evidence Check: Bryce Wylde’s 21 Favourite Papers

Evidence Check: Bryce Wylde’s 21 Favourite Papers

23 August 2010 by Kim Hebert

A few weeks ago, I wrote an article critical of Bryce Wylde’s appearance on Canada AM where he indicated that homeopathic treatments were of benefit for cuts, bruises, burns, and bug bites. Mr. Wylde responded in the comments section of that post (leading to further discussion here) where he provided a list of his “favourite […]

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Posted in Alternative Medicine, Canada, Health, Ontario33 Comments

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Canada AM Goes Wylde

15 July 2010 by Kim Hebert

Perhaps Canada AM’s Consumer Alert department needs more meta-awareness, as Canada AM yesterday featured Toronto homeopath Bryce Wylde promoting a “natural first aid kit” for the summer as a “special submission”. The video can be seen here. For those who aren’t familiar, Canada AM is a morning infotainment program. Though they are associated with CTV […]

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Posted in Alternative Medicine, Medicinal Advertising, Ontario26 Comments