The Y Files: Well…Because

Collective Evolution
  • because it doesn’t really work so it is the alternative to medicine.
  •  ^nailed it
  •  Thank you.
    While the supplement market continues to grow, it’s becoming harder to identify products that are truly safe and effective. We need better regulation and product…
    "Alternative medicine isn’t quite the underdog it’s usually made out to be. The revenue of the alternative and traditional medicine industry worldwide is estimated at $60 billion a year, and the supplement industry was worth $20 billion in 2004 just in the US. For comparison, Big Pharma is worth about $300 billion a year."</p>
<p>"CAM companies have just as much incentive to make money and cut costs as Big Pharma. But Big Pharma is forced by government regulation to show its products are effective, and generates public outrage when it does science badly; Big Placebo has no reason to test its products or sell effective remedies, and actively repudiates scientific medicine as a selling point. Yet, for some reason, CAM supporters trust Big Placebo and its claims completely."</p>
<p>RationalWiki - Big Placebo:  http://bit.ly/16f3T9o<br />
#CAM #AltMed #Placebo #pseudoscience #woo

    “Alternative medicine isn’t quite the underdog it’s usually made out to be. The revenue of the alternative and traditional medicine industry worldwide is estimated at $60 billion a year, and the supplement industry was worth $20 billion in 2004 just in the US. For comparison, Big Pharma is worth about $300 billion a year.”

    “CAM companies have just as much incentive to make money and cut costs as Big Pharma. But Big Pharma is forced by government regulation to show its products are effective, and generates public outrage when it does science badly; Big Placebo has no reason to test its products or sell effective remedies, and actively repudiates scientific medicine as a selling point. Yet, for some reason, CAM supporters trust Big Placebo and its claims completely.”

    RationalWiki – Big Placebo: http://bit.ly/16f3T9o
    ‪#‎CAM‬ ‪#‎AltMed‬ ‪#‎Placebo‬ ‪#‎pseudoscience‬ ‪#‎woo

     

     

    “There are not two kinds of medicine, one conventional and the other unconventional, that can be practiced jointly in a new kind of “integrative medicine.” Nor, as Andrew Weil and his friends also would have us believe, are there two kinds of thinking, or two ways to find out which treatments work and which do not. In the best kind of medical practice, all proposed treatments must be tested objectively. In the end, there will only be treatments that pass that test and those that do not, those that are proven worthwhile and those that are not ”

    “Alternative medicine” has become the politically correct term for questionable practices formerly labeled quack and fraudulent. Most media reports on this topic contain no critical evaluation and feature…
    quackwatch.com
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1 Response to The Y Files: Well…Because

  1. dykewriter says:

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    George M. Carter So curcumin doesn’t work for anything. Cannabis has no medicinal value. Ginger is useless for any indication. Astragalus is worthless as is any species of ginseng, as are probiotics. Massage has no value.

    Nina K Tryggvason complimentary things that work better than placebo are medicine

    chiropractor is total quackery

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