Complementary and alternative medicine Homeopathy Medicine Politics Popular culture Quackery

The invasion of well-meaning quacks into West Africa continues apace

Here we go yet again. I’ve been interested in the Ebola outbreak that’s been going on for months in west Africa for a number of reasons. First, it’s a bad disease, and this is the largest outbreak in history. over 5,000 people have died. Second, there’s been a lot of unreasonable fear mongering about the […]

Complementary and alternative medicine Medicine Quackery Skepticism/critical thinking

Homeopathic ophthalmology and chromatotherapy? Keep my eyes away!

Contrary to what you might think, the longer I do this blogging thing, it doesn’t necessarily get easier. The reason, of course, is that after more than nine years of near daily posts there are days when it’s really hard to come up with something that really gets me fired up to do the hard […]

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