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The Skeptic's Dictionary
A Collection of Strange Beliefs, Amusing Deceptions, and Dangerous Delusions.
Trick or Treatment?: Alternative Medicine on Trial (North American title: Trick or Treatment: The Undeniable Facts about Alternative Medicine)
Singh, Simon; Ernst, Edzard
Evaluates the scientific evidence for acupuncture, homeopathy, herbal medicine, and chiropractic, and briefly covers 36 other treatments. It finds that the scientific evidence for these alternative tr...
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Consumer Health Organization of Canada
Our mission is to improve the quality and longevity of life using the "wholistic approach" encompassing physical, mental, spiritual, social and economic well-being. We publish a newsletter, distribute...
Health Action Network Society (HANS)
A membership-based consumer health organization; information resource centre on alternative health since 1982. Information collected and disseminated is in the realm of self-care, alternative medicine...
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Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine
Offers a four-year, full-time professional program in naturopathic medicine. CCNM educates, develops and trains naturopathic doctors (NDs) through excellence in health education, clinical services and research that integrate mind,...
The Cochrane Collaboration/The Cochrane Library
The Cochrane Collaboration is an international not-for-profit and independent organization dedicated to making up-to-date, accurate information about the effects of health care readily available worldwide. It produces and dissemin...
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Acupuncture is the procedure of inserting and manipulating needles into various points on the body to relieve pain or for therapeutic purposes.
Acupuncture, Magic, and Make-Believe
Ulett, George A.
Traditional Chinese acupuncture is an archaic procedure of inserting needles through the skin over imaginary channels in accord with rules developed from pre-scientific superstition and numerological ...
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Purpose is to combat health-related frauds, myths, fads, and fallacies. Its primary focus is on quackery-related information that is difficult or impossible to get elsewhere. Includes links to other i...