Quackery is nothing short of fraud

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Quackery is nothing short of fraud

C Bury on Tuesday 29 March at I will take a look at them although I am thus far unimpressed by the term osteopathy quackery and the link you provide in association.

Having spent a few minutes there, more here and on some other posts on this site I am getting a flavour I do not like. I am comfortable with science and what it tells us. Other agendas, rudeness, dismissive and belittling language, bias and closed minds.

Not really a place I want to inhabit from either side of an argument.

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Barrie Lee Thorpe on Tuesday 29 March at It would seem to be a misunderstanding. I have seen it from both sides elsewhere and it is inexcusable but appears to be a nasty side of human nature which the internet magnifies.

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The big pharma accusations and more from the conspiracy theorists rub me up the wrong way too. So, I know this thread is mild. I certainly have a much lower threshold than those who enjoy dishing out or swiping back at vitriol.

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I would already be gone if I thought that was a line which had been crossed already. You all have a choice: I see some claiming to be doing that here but actually crossing the line, if in small degree.James Harvey Young (), a professor of history at Emory University, was a social historian whose special interest was the development of food and drug regulation in America.

Quackery is nothing short of fraud

He was a member of the FDA National Advisory Food and Drug Council. His books, The Toadstool Millionaires, The Medical Messiahs, and American Health Quackery, trace the history of quackery in America and efforts to.

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Your Guide to Quackery, Health Fraud, and Intelligent Decisions Stephen Barrett, M.D. A small percentage of physicians and large percentages of chiropractors, naturopaths and bogus "nutritionists" are labeling patients with diagnoses not recognized by the scientific community.

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Quackery is nothing short of fraud

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