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Class Action Lawsuit Filed against Homeopathy Manufacturer Boiron and Shoppers Drug Mart

Class Action Lawsuit Filed against Homeopathy Manufacturer Boiron and Shoppers Drug Mart

10 April 2012 by Iain Martel

The following is a guest post contributed by Iain Martel of the Centre for Inquiry Canada’s Committee for the Advancement of Scientific Skepticism (CASS). “Homeopathy: There’s Nothing in it” is the slogan for the 10:23 campaign, a British-based global campaign to educate the public to the fact that homeopathic preparations are typically so dilute that […]

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Posted in Alternative Medicine, Canada, Medicinal Advertising, Skepticism40 Comments

Mike Adams Remains True to Form

Mike Adams Remains True to Form

22 February 2011 by Kim Hebert

We’ve written a lot about homeopathy lately, but every time I think I have written all I can, something sucks me back in. The 10:23 demonstrations and the CBC Marketplace coverage have elicited fascinating case studies in CAM professionalism. Rather than offering any new information or evidence about homeopathy itself, some homeopaths have spuriously accused […]

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Posted in Alternative Medicine, Health, Skepticism3 Comments

Planning the Perfect Overdose

Planning the Perfect Overdose

14 February 2011 by Dianne Sousa

In preparing to overdose with fellow friends and skeptics in concert with the world wide 10:23 campaign one of the things I had to do was decide what to overdose with. I put some thought into it. Actually, I put a lot of thought into it. I reasoned that if I took the time to […]

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Posted in Alternative Medicine, Health Policy, Skepticism4 Comments

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Canada Speaks: This Week in Skepticism

03 February 2011 by Scott Gavura

Greetings skeptics and science advocates! I’m back from some time spent replenishing my Vitamin D levels, and devouring books that you’ll see reviewed soon. Here’s what happened while I was away: Radio Freethinker Important note: The RF iTunes/RSS feed isn’t working. To access current episodes, visit the website. This week’s highlights include a UBC Physics professor […]

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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

Homeopathy’s Greatest Hits

Homeopathy’s Greatest Hits

12 April 2010 by Kennedy Goodkey

Happy World Homeopathy Awareness Week (WHAW) everyone! Homeopaths are once again holding a massive, week-long publicity campaign to raise awareness for their practice. So, many Skeptic North contributors and skeptical activists have also committed to raising awareness of homeopathy. I’m not going to get into the details of homeopathy, rather I am going to give […]

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Mass Homeopathic Overdose Kills No One: Victory Declared

Mass Homeopathic Overdose Kills No One: Victory Declared

30 January 2010 by Scott Gavura

On January 30, protesters gathered outside outside pharmacies across the United Kingdom and Australia, took massive overdoses of homeopathic remedies … and nothing happened. The event, designed to draw attention to the Alliance Boots pharmacy chain for selling homeopathic “remedies” in pharmacies, was the brainchild of the Merseyside Skeptics Society. Called the 10:23 campaign (the […]

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