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Top : Health : Alternative : Opposing Views (34 web sites)
Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine
Aromatherapy
Chiropractic
Ear Candling
Fasting and Cleansing
Herbs
Homeopathy
Neuro Linguistic Programming
Quackery
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Health: Medicine: Evidence_Based_Medicine
Society: Issues: Health: Fraud
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 Related Web Pages

The Skeptics Dictionary
Definitions and essays on alternative medicine ideas and practices with references to the best skeptical literature.
http://www.skepdic.com/tialtmed.html

ABC of Complementary Medicine - What is Alternative Medicine
A review article from the British Medical Journal on Alternative and Complementary medicine.
http://www.bmj.com/content/319/7211/693.full

Alternative Medicine and Quackery
Alternative medicine and quackery: what various alternative healing methods exist? For what diseases? Mainly critical viewpoints.
http://www.stelling.nl/simpos/health.htm

Complementary and Alternative Therapies
Systemic reviews, meta analyses and general information on alternative medicine from the Oxford University.
http://www.medicine.ox.ac.uk/bandolier/booth/booths/altmed.html

Debunking the Paranormal
A science writer's guide to debunking pseudoscience, the paranormal, homeopathy, and other far out claims of alternative medicine.
http://www.aaskolnick.com/paranormal.eyes.htm

Ebm-first.com
Skeptical information on alternative medicine in general and articles on several specific types.
http://www.ebm-first.com/

False Coral Calcium Claims
Explains that the content of coral calcium is not very different from the calcium carbonate found in other supplements.
http://www.healthcastle.com/coralcalcium-scam.shtml

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.
http://www.healthwatch-uk.org/

LisaBarger.com
Critical reviews of herbal remedies, nutritional supplements and alternative medicine practices.
http://www.lisabarger.com/

Medicine
Skeptical articles on alternative medicine topics by Gary Posner.
http://www.gpposner.com/medicine.html

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.
http://members.tripod.com/lorihoeksema0/

National Council Against Health Fraud Archive
Contains documents describing and opposing alternative remedies, including homeopathy, acupuncture and MLM health products.
http://www.ncahf.org/

QuackWatch
Nonprofit corporation whose purpose is to combat health-related frauds, myths, fads, and fallacies. Information on quackery, questionable therapies and products.
http://www.quackwatch.org/

Quackcast
Podcast looking at different alternative medicines in each episode.
http://edgydoc.com/about-ba/

Rocky Mountain Skeptics - Failed Alternative Medicine
A database of negative testimony.
http://www.rationalmagic.com/RMS/rms-altmd.htm

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.
http://www.senseaboutscience.org/

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.
http://www.ratbags.com/rsoles/

The Quack-Files
Critical reviews, specially of alternative medicine. Provides resources and links on quackery, alternative medicine and health fraud.
http://quackfiles.blogspot.com/

The Quackometer
Experiments and thoughts on quackery, health beliefs and pseudoscience.
http://www.quackometer.net/

The Spudd
Sceptical news magazine with a focus on alternative medicine, quackery and vaccination.
http://thesciencepost.com/

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.
http://whatstheharm.net/