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Alternative treatments for opioid addiction? Florida doctors forced to endorse chiropractic, acupuncture, massage

Jann Bellamy | 
Billed as an effort to combat the opioid crisis, a new Florida law requires physicians and other healthcare practitioners to endorse ...
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Should your dog eat ‘paleo’ kibble? How misleading pet food labels fool consumers

Greg Bishop | 
Zealotry about pet food is every bit as self-satisfied as a Food Babe mantra. Since food is the new religion, ...
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Viewpoint: Evidence for CBD oil as a miracle cure-all ‘isn’t impressive at all’

Scott Gavura | 
Cannabidiol (CBD) oil is everywhere and seemingly in everything these days. It’s touted as a panacea for a massive range ...
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Neurologist Steven Novella: Here’s what latest science says about glyphosate-cancer link

Steven Novella | 
Glyphosate has been in the news recently because of the recent court case in which a jury awarded DeWayne Johnson ...
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A breakthrough cure for cancer? Beware the hype

Steven Novella | 
There is a good rule of thumb – whenever a headline asks a question, especially a provocative question, the answer ...
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Is there any evidence to support ‘leaky brain’ theories?

Harriet Hall | 
Three years ago Mark Crislip wrote about leaky gut syndrome for SBM. He said, “because of an almost complete lack of supporting basic ...
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Viewpoint: ‘Indigenous Ways of Knowing’ fad threatens to undermine rigorous medical science

David Gorski | 
[There is one form of] special pleading that is gaining some currency, and that’s basically carving out an exception to ...
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Preventing Alzheimer’s: Is Lisa Mosconi’s ‘brain food’ diet anything more than pseudoscience?

Harriet Hall | 
Lisa Mosconi has a web and media presence and a book Brain Food: The Surprising Science of Eating for Cognitive Power ...
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Should we fear all of these ‘toxins’ alternative medicine warns us about?

Scott Gavura | 
“Detox diets” and “detox kits” are dietary interventions that are claimed to support or promote the elimination of toxins. They ...
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David Gorski: Rigvir ‘virotherapy’ another unproven alternative medicine cancer therapy

David Gorski | 
[Editor's note: Dr. David Gorski, MD, PhD, FACS is a surgical oncologist at the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute.] [Cancer ...
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Viewpoint: Gwyneth Paltrow’s Goop has gone from amusing pseudoscience to dangerous quackery

David Gorski | 
Gwyneth Paltrow’s beauty/health/wellness website and online store [has been] in the news a fair amount [recently]. The reason is that...every ...
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Medical marijuana miracle? It’s unlikely cannabis oil saved boy with 2 cancers

David Gorski | 
[Editor's note: David Gorski, a surgical oncologist at the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute responds to claims in a forthcoming ...
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Fact or fiction: Testosterone supplements offer youthful boost for aging men

Harriet Hall | 
Lots of men are taking testosterone supplements, some of them for good reasons and some for not-so-good reasons. There are ...
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Is attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) a legitimate diagnosis?

Steven Novella | 
Is attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) a legitimate diagnosis or is it mostly a fraud? The answer has important implications ...
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Getting Risk Right: Geoffrey Kabat’s book asks, “are we afraid of the wrong things?”

Harriet Hall | 
[Editor's note: Geoffrey Kabat is a cancer researcher and an epidemiologist at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine.] Why do things that ...
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Computer scientist Stephanie Seneff’s latest bizarre claim: GMOs cause concussions

Steven Novella | 
[Stephanie Seneff] is a computer scientist..... In a stunning example of the Dunning-Kruger effect, she feels she can take her computer expertise ...
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Natural News’ Mike Adams libelously attacks Science-Based Medicine’s David Gorski

David Gorski, Jon Entine | 
The "Health Ranger" is known for his attacks against science advocates, even encouraging they be killed for supporting vaccinations. Now ...
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Computer scientist, holistic nutritionist claim GMOs, glyphosate cause concussions

Steven Novella | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. MIT computer scientist and ...

Are probiotics actually essential in a ‘normal’ GI tract?

Mark Crislip | 
The more I understand about normal GI flora, the more I suspect probiotics are the wrong answer to a wide ...

Could FDA’s plan to regulate laboratory developed tests help end pseudo-testing?

The FDA regulates in vitro diagnostic devices (IVDs) as medical devices. IVDs analyze human samples, such as blood, saliva, tissue ...

Telomere hype: How to debunk claims about telomeres and aging

James Coyne | 
A skeptic needs to do considerable homework in order to muster the evidence needed to counter the latest exaggerated, premature, ...

Are placebo responses genetic?

Steven Novella | 
A study recently published in PLOS one (Catechol-O-Methyltransferase val158met Polymorphism Predicts Placebo Effect in Irritable Bowel Syndrome) purports to have ...