CDC Guidance – How to Protect Yourself

For rather obvious reasons I’m posting some basic guidance. There is of course plenty of very good advice and guidance from many sources. In this case, I’m shamelessly cutting and pasting directly from the CDC. Why them? Because they are the subject matter experts. Right now is the time we should pay very close attention … Read more CDC Guidance – How to Protect Yourself

Is the Placebo a useful medical intervention?

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Alternative medicine is tagged “alternative” because it an intervention that has been demonstrated to not actually do anything medical beyond the placebo effect. Examples abound and include things such as Homeopathy, Reiki, etc… Let’s briefly review those. Examples of Alternative Medicine Homeopathy, dreamed up in 1792. It involves giving you a diluted substance to supposedly … Read more Is the Placebo a useful medical intervention?

The PSA emperor is Naked

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It is perhaps now being increasingly appreciated by many people that Homeopathy is utter nonsense and does not work, and yet it has been granted accreditation by the UK’s Government run PSA (Professional Standards Authority). As a quick bit of background, just to be clear, homeopathy really is a sham and does not work … … Read more The PSA emperor is Naked