health
Performance Artist Separates Money From Dupes With £22 Bottles of Miracle ‘Hot Dog Water’

Here’s something to give even Goop’s “bio-frequency healing” stickers a run for the money of various rubes: A Canadian man successfully sold slickly marketed bottles of water with hot dogs in them as a miraculous cure-all for whatever ails customers at exorbitant prices. Read More >>

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Homeopath Says She Used Dog Rabies Saliva to ‘Cure’ Misbehaving 4-Year-Old, Gets Yelled at by Everyone

A Canadian naturopath is feeling the heat after she published a blog post about treating a young child’s behavioural problems with a homeopathic remedy made from the saliva of a rabid dog. But it’s really only the latest episode to highlight the absurdity of the popular alternative “medicine.” Read More >>

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CDC Finds Lead Poisoning in Child Who Wore ‘Homeopathic Magnetic Hematite Healing Bracelet’

Homeopathy is, at best, worthless and potentially dangerous. Lead poisoning is always bad and dangerous. Lead poisoning from a supposedly homeopathic product is thus ultra-terrible. Read More >>

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An A-to-Z Guide to Bullshit Alternative Medicine on YouTube

There’s a weird mark on your face. It wasn’t there last week, and it’s spreading at an alarming rate. Your local GP is a quack, so you search the internet for help, and before you know it, you’re dropping £10,000 to “reprogram your DNA.” Read More >>