Tag Archives: CAM

Alternative Medicine and the Post-Hoc Rationalization

If you follow me on the Skeptoid blog you’ll find that I take a dim view of complementary and alternative medicine. My opinion is based primarily on a rational evaluation of the research. Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM), as a whole, … Continue reading

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I Said ‘Show Me The SCIENCE’

Writing this blog has proved to be quite the challenge. I enjoy doing it as it is greatly helping me work on being a better writer. It also is a fantastic way to educate people on the process of science, … Continue reading

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Pot. Marijuana. Cannabis. Misunderstood Motives.

I have had a regular argument over the years with a family member about both the recreational use of pot and the use of pot and derived materials from pot. Many of the claims promoted by this family member surround its use … Continue reading

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Complimentary Medicine Popular with Healthcare Workers

A new study reveals that nearly three quarters of U.S. healthcare workers utilize the services of complementary and alternative medical (CAM) practitioners. The most common reason given was to alleviate anxiety.  As reported in the journal Health Services Research by … Continue reading

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