Alternative Health Care

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The Skeptic's Dictionary
Website
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
Book
2008
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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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...
HealthWatcher.net Consumer Health Watchdog
Web site which seek to expose quackery and bogus practices in health care, including cancer quackery and diet scams.

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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,...

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Magical Thinking in Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Phillips, Stevens Jr.
2001
Homeopathy and other popular therapies demonstrate ancient and universal principles of magical thinking, which some recent research suggests are fundamental to human cognition, even rooted in neurobio...
Medicine Wars Will Alternative and Mainstream Medicine Ever Be Friends
Seidman, Barry F.
2001
In the wake of dozens of new and complementary medicines flooding both the marketplace and some hospitals, which path will medicine take?

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HealthWatcher.net Consumer Health Watchdog
Website
Web site which seek to expose quackeryand bogus practices in health care, including cancer quackery and diet scams.
Quackwatch
Website
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...