Complementary and alternative medicine Medicine Quackery Skepticism/critical thinking

“Cat-upuncture”? What did those poor cats ever do to deserve this?

Acupuncture is quackery. As with naturopathy (a medical pseudo-“specialty” that embraces acupuncture and other so-called traditional Chinese medicine), when I write about acupuncture I like to start out with a provocative statement, a statement of—dare I say it?—judgment in order to shock new readers and let them know exactly where I’m coming from. Why I […]