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    Bad Charity

    The Charity Commission’s Consultation on CAM Charities. My Submission.

    Tomorrow is the last day you can submit your thoughts to the Charity Commission on the charitable status of Complementary And Alternative Medicine organisations.  After several years of activity by campaigner and clinical scientist Les Rose, the Commission has finally agreed to look into whether it is right to award the benefits of charitable status to groups that promote quackery. This blog has been highly critical of many quack charities. In particular, I have been very critical of the appalling activities of UK homeopaths in promoting their magic pills for the treatment of serious disease in Africa. This has resulted [read more...]
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A Simple Challenge to Homeopaths

by Andy Lewis in featured 280

Homeopaths are feeling under threat at the moment and are scrambling around wondering what to do about it. I think there are a number of things they could do: most importantly, they should better manage their own business by showing that they respect the boundaries of what they can reasonably [read more...]
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Is Chiropractic X-raying Illegal?

by Andy Lewis in chiropractic 21

Chiropractors have achieved a status amongst practitioners of alternative medicine that is almost unrivalled. In the UK, they have achieved a level of mainstream acceptance, regulation and recognition that must be the envy of homeopaths and herbalists. Such is their standing that I suspect that many people would not even [read more...]

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