Complementary and alternative medicine Medicine Quackery

Mike Adams evaporates yet another of my irony meters, this time about Dr. Andrew Weil

Thank you, Mike Adams. You’ve saved my blogging posterior yet again. What do I mean? Well, I had originally intended to do a lucid, insightful, penetrating analysis of a scientific study today. However, when I got home last night after a hard day in clinic I was just too tired. So, faced with that, I […]

Biology Evolution Medicine Pseudoscience Skepticism/critical thinking

Deepak Chopra and his Choprawoo translated: “Skeptics, take my ill-informed speculations seriously!”

He’s baaaack. Deepak Chopra. Remember him? It’s been a while since I’ve said much about him and him alone. True, I’ve gone after him this year when he joined up with three other major league woo-meisters Dean Ornish, Rustum Roy, and Andrew Weil to try to try to help Senator Tom Harkin hijack the health […]

Complementary and alternative medicine Medicine Quackery Science Skepticism/critical thinking

The Three Musketeers of Woo attack science-based medicine

I realize that I haven’t done an installment of Your Friday Dose of Woo for a while–well over a month, in fact. Because of the gap between woo installments, I had been thinking that today was the time. There are at least a couple of really good candidates (and a host of halfway decent ones) […]