alternative medicine

wellness

People Are Putting Frog Venom Under Their Skin as a Type of Cleanse

The science behind a ritual that aims to purge your body and mind of impurities.
Suzannah Weiss
8.22.18
all natural

This Ex-Naturopath Is Speaking Out Against Her Former Profession

She was a licensed naturopath in two states, and is now is now one of the fields biggest critics.
Shayla Love
4.2.18
HOTY2017

The Former Naturopath Who Became a Whistleblower on the Industry

Britt Marie Hermes became disenchanted with naturopathy when she saw profits being valued over patients.
Kaleigh Rogers
1.22.18
beer

IPAs Are Giving You Man Boobs

Those hops in your favorite IPA are actually wonderful medicine for insomnia and menopause, thanks to their high phytoestrogen content. These same phytoestrogens, however, can also cause a condition known among brewers as Brewer’s Droop.
Raquel Callis
12.21.17
Go Goop Yourself

A Former Naturopath Told Us How She Sold a Detox Scam

Britt Hermes is a former naturopath who recently blogged about how easy it was to convince people to buy unnecessary detox regimens.
Kaleigh Rogers
6.21.17
agriculture

Cows in Switzerland Could Be Given Acupuncture Instead of Antibiotics

Following the World Health Organisation’s warning that the overuse of antibiotics in meat causes antimicrobial resistance in humans, Swiss vets are trialling alternative medicine.
Daisy Meager
3.26.17
Science

Homeopathic Products Must Disclose That There’s No Scientific Evidence They Work

The Federal Trade Commission recently updated its labeling requirements for the alternative treatments.
Kaleigh Rogers
11.22.16
olympics

Why the Olympics Are an ‘International Festival of Sports Pseudoscience’

Cupping is just one science-free ‘therapy’ on display in Rio.
Kate Lunau
8.8.16
Canada

A Judge Is Forcing These Antivaxxer Parents to Take Their Kids to a Doctor

The Stephans were recently convicted in the death of their son, Ezekiel.
Kaleigh Rogers
7.15.16
Health

Eating Well Isn't a Mystery

Most anyone that tells you otherwise just wants to make a buck.
Michael Byrne
7.7.16
Canada

We Need to Stop Treating Naturopaths Like They’re Medical Doctors

In the wake of a guilty verdict in the Ezekiel Stephan case, we need to do better.
Kate Lunau
4.27.16
Canada

UPDATE: Parents Who Gave Natural Cures to Dying Toddler Found Guilty

Ezekiel later died of meningitis. A jury is deciding their fate.
Kate Lunau
4.25.16
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