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Alternative Medicines, An Honest Discussion Into Their Medicinal Utility

Alternative medicines, do they work?  Some do, some don’t.  In this article I’m going to argue on behalf of herbs as having some validity in the sphere of health and well being.  Why?  Well, I have a lot of experience with them, and I take it as an opportunity to try and show that there … Continue reading Alternative Medicines, An Honest Discussion Into Their Medicinal Utility

Natural Stupidity: The Rejection of Science for Homeopathy

Mike Adams, the “Health Ranger”, is a frequent author of articles over at Natural News. While I don’t normally mind questioning of established wisdom—in fact, it’s laudable provided it’s reasonable—his particular brand of misguided, misinformed, belligerent dishonesty and tactless bullshit needs to be taken to task. As with all brands of unscientific nonsense, there are too many who find … Continue reading Natural Stupidity: The Rejection of Science for Homeopathy

A Tribute To Jonas Salk

In the year 1952 there were 58,000 cases polio diagnosed in the US alone.  This was the worst epidemic of polio in the nation’s history, and as a result 3,145 people died and 21,269 were left with mild to disabling paralysis. The disease plagued the world, striking fear into the hearts of millions whenever an epidemic … Continue reading A Tribute To Jonas Salk