‘Post-Materialist’ Science? A Smokescreen for Woo
Pseudoscience has been rapidly gaining ground in the past few decades. Dietary supplements and homeopathic preparations, advertised by the disgraced Dr. Oz and his ilk, now constitute a multi-billion-dollar industry.
Encouraging Evidence-Free Enterprise: Business on a Bed of Sand
The former National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine’s use of two U.S. government grant programs for small businesses is examined and found to lend legitimacy to the lucrative business of non-evidence-based medicine.
Homeopathy ‘Unsupported, Ineffective, Dangerous’: CFI Testimony to FDA
The full text of invited testimony by the Center for Inquiry at the April 20, 2015, hearing of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on “Homeopathic Product Regulation: Evaluating the FDA’s Regulatory Framework After a Quarter-Century.”
Vaccines and the Anti-Vaccination Movement: An Interview with Dr. Paul Offit
In an interview with Lindsay Beyerstein on the Point of Inquiry podcast, Offit spoke about the early 2015 measles outbreak at Disneyland, the anti-vaccination movement, and the importance of vaccination.
WHO’s Strategy on Traditional and Complementary Medicine
The World Health Organization once again advocates for implementing complementary and alternative medicine in national health services, jeopardizing global public health and evidence-based medicine.
Truth, Trouble, and Research Exposing Alt Med
A Scientist in Wonderland: A Memoir of Searching for Truth and Finding Trouble by Edzard Ernst