Skeptical Inquirer — Alternative Medicine
by Sadri Hassani
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.
by Brian D. Engler and Eugenie V. Mielczarek
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.
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.”
by Thomas P.C. Dorlo, Willem Betz, and Cees N.M. Renckens
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.
by Lindsay Beyerstein
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.