Dead Wild Roses: Traditional Woo – Endangering Children in Canada

Just like using Vitamin C to treat cancer… “It’s a case that has Canadians and the legal community buzzing. Earlier this month Ontario Judge Gethin Edward ruled in favour of a First Nations girl and her family, who stopped chemotherapy to treat her acute lymphoblastic leukemia, choosing traditional medicine instead. The judge rejected an application from McMaster Children’s ...

Dead Wild Roses: Edmonton Alternative Medicine – Quackery Descends in my Hometown

    Why oh why do people still want to normalize the use of magic and illusion into the practice of medicine? We’ve spent decades codifying and rooting out the bullshit practices and have steeled ourselves against ‘good common sense’ notions and looked where the evidence points us.  There is no mystery to evidence based medicine ...