All Posts Tagged With "complimentary and alternative medicine"

Getting Ready for the Whole Life Expo – Toronto, November 25-27

Getting Ready for the Whole Life Expo – Toronto, November 25-27

21 November 2011 by Dianne Sousa

Those of us who attended the Whole Life Expo last year were sorely disappointed to find that our efforts to explore the alternative reality of holistic health were circumvented by eagle eyed holistic gatekeepers. None too happy with our intended presence, the people running the show had some of us followed as we perused the […]

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Posted in Alternative Medicine, Events10 Comments

Dear Dr. Oz: I Just Think it’s Very Dismissive of You to Reject Reality

Dear Dr. Oz: I Just Think it’s Very Dismissive of You to Reject Reality

27 April 2011 by Dianne Sousa

Skeptics are not afraid to take promoters of pseudoscience to task. We are not afraid to direct criticism to those who deserve it or invite it. This is true whether they claim to be psychic, promote a conspiracy theory, or a doctor with a successful television program in a coveted time spot. Of course, here […]

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Posted in Alternative Medicine, Critical Thinking, Health, Pseudoscience, Science, Skepticism9 Comments

CAM and Chronic Disease – A Canadian Study

25 November 2010 by Kim Hebert

About 12.5% of Canadians are using complementary and alternative medicine (CAM)…or are they? CAM practitioners have been making gains in the Canadian Health System (for example, naturopaths in Ontario were last year given the right to prescribe certain medications) and homeopathic, herbal, and other CAM products line pharmacy shelves with questionable approval from Health Canada. Alt […]

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Posted in Alternative Medicine, Canada, Health, Medical Conditions, Science1 Comment