Dead Wild Roses: Homeopathy – Update! Still Bunk.

Scripturient: Why the panic over Julie Payette?

Governor General Julie Payette made comments in a speech to the Canadian Science Policy Conference on Nov. 1 in which she encouraged her audience at a science convention to ignore misinformation, fantasy and conspiracy theory and support facts and science, and to engage in “learned debate.” That has the right furious, and as is their ...

A. Picazo: On Homeopathy, Health Canada Must End The Double Standard

This column appeared on the CBC on December 11, 2016. Until recently, homeopathic remedies sold in the United States enjoyed many of the same privileges — including the freedom to claim they could treat or cure specific ailments or diseases — as real, science-based medicine. The difference? Peddlers of homeopathy weren’t required to provide the ...

Dead Wild Roses: Let’s Chalk Up Another Child’s Death to Alternative Medicine

    Ah yes, purveyors of Woo this is your fault.  This isn’t Big Pharma, this isn’t biased studies, or any of the mendacity that you preach – the death of this child is squarely and completely on you.  The CBC reports: “Criminal charges are pending against a Calgary mother who police allege relied on holistic ...

Dead Wild Roses: Testing Homeopathy – As if you didn’t know already, but just in case.

For the people who think this stuff works…  With many thanks to Cool Hard Logic for such a engaging presentation. Filed under: Quackery Tagged: Cool Hard Logic, homeopathy, Science Fail

Dead Wild Roses: Fluffing a Duck – Homeopathy: Still Absolute Rubbish

Ah homeopathy, how we’ve missed you here at DWR.  It has been at least a year since we excoriated your incredulous claims with the biting scourge of rationality, but let’s refresh our memories and let Cool Hard Logic, with his most apropos music selection, remind us how bugfraking nutz Homeopathy is. Filed under: Quackery, Science ...