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The Skeptics Dictionary
- Definitions and essays on alternative medicine ideas and practices with references to the best skeptical literature.
ABC of Complementary Medicine - What is Alternative Medicine
- A review article from the British Medical Journal on Alternative and Complementary medicine.
- Scientist Vic Stenger's page on alternative medicine and quackery. Articles on homeopathy, energy healing and the science of prayer.
Alternative Medicine and Quackery
- Alternative medicine and quackery: what various alternative healing methods exist? For what diseases? Mainly critical viewpoints.
Complementary and Alternative Therapies
- Systemic reviews, meta analyses and general information on alternative medicine from the Oxford University.
Debunking the Paranormal
- A science writer's guide to debunking pseudoscience, the paranormal, homeopathy, and other far out claims of alternative medicine.
- Skeptical information on alternative medicine in general and articles on several specific types.
False Coral Calcium Claims
- Explains that the content of coral calcium is not very different from the calcium carbonate found in other supplements.
Health Watch UK
- Discussion on assessment and testing of treatments and information for the public why only thoroughly tested treatments are safe. Non-profit organization in the UK.
- Information on diagnoses one can really observe in the eye, and why iridology is fraud.
- Critical reviews of herbal remedies, nutritional supplements and alternative medicine practices.
- Skeptical articles on alternative medicine topics by Gary Posner.
Monterrey Wellness Center Makes Me Sick
- Personal opinion about James Davidson, proprietor, currently under a 63 count indictment in Tennessee for fraud for claiming to cure cancer.
NYH HealthCare Communications Group
- Healthcare-related communications from Nancy Yanes-Hoffman.
National Council Against Health Fraud Archive
- Contains documents describing and opposing alternative remedies, including homeopathy, acupuncture and MLM health products.
- Nonprofit corporation whose purpose is to combat health-related frauds, myths, fads, and fallacies. Information on quackery, questionable therapies and products.
- Podcast looking at different alternative medicines in each episode.
Rocky Mountain Skeptics - Failed Alternative Medicine
- A database of negative testimony.
Sense About Science
- A UK-based charitable trust that responds to the misrepresentation of science and scientific evidence on issues that matter to society. Information and briefing documents about particular issues and alternative medicine along with details of how to get involved.
The Millenium Project
- Uncovers promoters of quackery and those who lie about the dangers of vaccines. A list with a several hundred fundamental websites, commentaries on fraudulent organisations and sites, hate-mail from uncovered quacks, tributes and awards.
- Critical reviews, specially of alternative medicine. Provides resources and links on quackery, alternative medicine and health fraud.
- Experiments and thoughts on quackery, health beliefs and pseudoscience.
What's The Harm?
- Lists stories where a lack of critical thinking has caused unnecessary harm, death, injury, hospitalizations, major financial loss or other damages.
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