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  1. The Gerson protocol, cancer, and the death of Jess Ainscough, a.k.a. “The Wellness Warrior”
    The Wellness Warrior website now redirects to this photo. Less than four days ago, a young Australian woman died of a very rare type of cancer. Most of my American and probably many of my European readers have never heard of her, but in Australia she had become quite famous over the last seven yea…
  2. Dr. Gorski pontificates about the Gerson Therapy on Uprising Radio
    Every so often I get requests to be interviewed on the radio about skeptical topics. Now, why anyone would ever want to interview me, who knows? But they do, and when I can manage to accommodate reporters or interviewers, I do. Last week, I was interviewed on Uprising Radio, in which I discussed alt…
  3. The (Not-So-)Beautiful (Un)Truth about the Gerson protocol and cancer quackery
    Note added by editor: The complete movie is now available on YouTube: Although this blog is about medicine, specifically the scientific basis of medicine and threats to the scientific basis of medicine regardless of the source, several of us also have an interest in other forms of pseudoscience …
  4. Reviewing Andrew Wakefield’s VAXXED: Antivaccine propaganda at its most pernicious
    I’ve finally seen it. I’ve finally seen Andrew Wakefield and Del Bigtree’s “documentary” VAXXED: From Cover-up to Catastrophe, and I didn’t even have to pay to see it! Now, having watched Wakefield and Bigtree’s “masterpiece,” I can quite confid…
  5. The Harm of Integrative Medicine: A Patient’s Perspective
    The Integrative Medicine Wheel: False hope and lies Being an avid reader of SBM and a cancer patient, I have come to deeply appreciate the writing and respect the various contributors for their expertise and attention to detail on a topic as important as cancer treatment. I have unfortunately foun…
  6. This Book Won’t Cure Your Cancer, But It Will Help You Think More Clearly About It
    Gideon Burrows has an inoperable brain cancer that is slow growing but is inevitably going to kill him. He has written a remarkable book about his experience, This Book Won’t Cure Your Cancer. A professional wordsmith, he is able to describe his experience of illness so vividly that the reader…
  7. Nevada’s new quack protection law
    Practicing a licensed health care profession, such as medicine, without a license used to be a felony in Nevada. Not any more. As of July 1, quacks and charlatans are free to ply their trades unencumbered by the threat that they might have to answer to the regulatory authorities for their misdeeds,…
  8. Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food? The obsessive worship of “medicinal foods”
    Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food. – attributed to Hippocrates Who said anything about medicine? Let’s eat! – attributed to one of Hippocrates forgotten (and skeptical) students   Who hasn’t seen or heard Hippocrates’ famous quote about letting food…
  9. “Quackery: A $10 Billion Scandal”
    Who would you guess authored a 250-page report which begins with this Preface? This report marks the culmination of an intensive four-year review of quackery and its impact on the elderly. . . As this report details, quackery has traveled far from the day of the pitchman and covered wagon to emerge…
  10. Yahoo News spews NaturalNews anti-vaccine (and other) propaganda
    Yahoo News appears to have confused NaturalNews with actual news. It’s not. NaturalNews is the in-house propaganda organ for Mike Adams, whom I’ll introduce in a minute (although he needs no introduction for most readers here). A couple of recent examples:   Yahoo News 9.25.14   A re…
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