Category Archives: acupuncture

Alberta buys quackery @ $500/vote

estled amongst the initiatives outlined in the 2012 Alberta PC election platform is the following gem – ironally just before the “Eliminate Waste” section: Alternative medicine plays an increasingly important role in preventative health, and needs to be considered in … Continue reading

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Science is over my head, or in it

n the dead tree version of The Star, I ran across this completely credulous piece about acupuncture with a twist – a session performed in a kitchen between the chili and the pork roast. Online it has the title Trusting … Continue reading

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