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A Cancer Cure That Kills

Published: June 29, 2011

From snake oil to stem cells, charlatans and hucksters have and always will work diligently to separate people from their money no matter the damage caused. My last blog highlighted what I think to be the most outrageous pseudoscientific alternative treatment in use today, homeopathy. I would call the work of homeopaths laughable if not for the success read more »

Debunking Catholic Pseudoscience

Published: June 23, 2011

Last month the Union of Catholic Physicians (UCP), a German organization that affectionately refers to itself as the “Voice of the Catholic medical community,” announced that they have discovered several therapeutic options in the treatment of homosexuality. While the Union of Catholic Physicians continues to iterate that homosexuality is not a read more »

The EU Bans Hundreds of Herbal Supplements, And All I Got Was This Blog

Published: May 5, 2011

Legislation in the European Union has recently come into effect that will ban hundreds of over-the-counter herbal supplements. Under the new rules, herbal supplements will face more regulation and restrictions, forcing many manufacturers to take their products off the market. A study done in the United Kingdom estimated that nearly a quarter of the read more »

The Clinical Applications of Marijuana

Published: April 20, 2011

We’ve been discussing the subject of medical marijuana, in the light of recent news that sales of the semi-legal drug have recently reached an all time high. To see the beginning of this conversation check out the archives at http://www.sacramentomenshealth.com/ In my last entry, I ended on the subject of Proposition 215 in California which in 1996 read more »

Medical Marijuana: Pharmacology, Politics and History

Published: April 7, 2011

Last week I reported that sales of medical marijuana had reached an all time high. All puns aside, medical marijuana sales were recorded at $1.7 billion last year, nearly catching the $1.9 billion per year sales of Viagra, despite the lack of both Bob Dole as a spokesman and a federally legal status. Over the next decade, we are sure to see marijuana read more »

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