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The ‘Food Babe’: A Taste of Her Own Medicine

The ‘Food Babe’: A Taste of Her Own Medicine

by Mark Aaron Alsip
Volume 39.3, May/June 2015

Medical Misinformation

While “Food Babe” Vani Hari’s pseudoscience has been widely debunked by qualified doctors and scientists, a more sobering fact seems to have escaped everyone’s attention: one of America’s most notorious bloggers is earning sales commissions from products that contain the very same ingredients she says are dangerous.

WHO’s Strategy on Traditional and Complementary Medicine

WHO’s Strategy on Traditional and Complementary Medicine

by Thomas P.C. Dorlo, Willem Betz, and Cees N.M. Renckens
Volume 39.3, May/June 2015

Medical Misinformation

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.

Pesticides: Just How Bad Are They?

Pesticides: Just How Bad Are They?

by Harriet Hall
Volume 39.3, May/June 2015

Medical Misinformation

Scientific balance and objective assessments of evidence are necessary to avoid biased and misleading answers to concerns about pesticides.

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Bias in Reporting of Medical Research: How Dangerous Is It?

by Morton E. Tavel
Volume 39.3, May/June 2015

Medical Misinformation

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Science Sells Out: Advertising Traditional Chinese Medicine in Three Supplements

by David H. Gorski
Volume 39.3, May/June 2015

Medical Misinformation

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Reams Urine & Saliva Testing: Don’t Waste Your Money

by Thomas Patterson
Volume 39.3, May/June 2015

Medical Misinformation