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Homeopaths Respond to CBC Marketplace

Homeopaths Respond to CBC Marketplace

11 December 2014 by Kim Hebert

On Friday, 28 November 2014, CBC Marketplace aired an episode (which I recommend watching before reading this) in which they sent parents and their babies to homeopaths for vaccine advice. They were exploring whether homeopaths were one of the sources of misinformation scaring concerned parents away from vaccines. (Note: This article is not about the […]

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Posted in Alternative Medicine, British Columbia, Conspiracy Theories, Health, Ontario, Pseudoscience, Vaccines3 Comments

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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Skeptic Fails and Wins this Week

09 May 2010 by Melany Hamill

Dilbert on Homeopathy Jennifer spotted this awesome Dilbert about Homeopathy. It was posted back in April. This strip seems a little angrier than your typical Dilbert, which makes me wonder how many homeo-believers Scott Adams has argued with in real life. It’s inspiring to see stuff like this outside of strictly skeptical sites. However, the […]

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Posted in Media, Skeptical Fails and Wins4 Comments

Remedy Regulation: Homeopathy in Canada

Remedy Regulation: Homeopathy in Canada

14 April 2010 by Scott Gavura

It’s World Homeopathy Awareness Week. Today’s post examines the Canadian regulatory framework for homeopathic remedies. Homeopathy is an alternative medicine system that was invented in the 1800′s and involves three main concepts: like-cures-like (what causes a symptom can cure a symptom); individualized treatments (remedy selection considers factors like emotion and mood); and less-is-more (water has […]

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