Tag Archives: chinese medicine

A Skeptical, (Mostly) Non-Mocking Look at Amanda Chantal Bacon’s Diet

Internet wags and pseudoscience watchers alike went nuts when an Elle magazine article about the daily eating regimen of one Amanda Chantal Bacon went viral. Ms. Bacon is a resident of Venice, California and the owner of Moon Juice, which is … Continue reading

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Malaria Medicine from Chinese Herbs

There’s a common refrain you’ll find on Skeptoid blog entries about traditional out alternative medicines: “Alternative medicine that works is just called medicine.” A lot of this stuff comes from supposedly ancient Chinese treatments of questionable derivation. One recent example … Continue reading

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