An ex-naturopath is a successful naturopath

Below is my response, solicited by Edzard Ernst, to naturopaths accusing me of libel, being a pharma shill, and failing at naturopathic medicine. He kindly published it on his blog. (Important note: his books were highly influential on my departure from naturopathy and comprehension of the dark depths of alternative medicine.) I find it...

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Ozone therapy in naturopathic medicine

Tomorrow, Monday May 23, 2016, licensed naturopaths and their students will “storm” the offices of lawmakers to lobby for naturopathic medicine. This day will mark the culmination of the annual naturopathic lobbying event called D.C. Federal Legislative Initiative (DC FLI) organized by the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians. Yesterday, I...

Is your naturopathic “doctor” talking about you on the Internet?

I was not going to write about the recent “Naturopathic Chat” forum leak. But then, while having dinner tonight, I had a dark thought: What if my hypothetical naturopath (or real doctor) were talking about me, my medical history, family, and other personally identifiable information in a web forum with a readership of 3,300 members? And what...

Donald Trump’s Naturopathic Vitamin and Diet Pyramid Scheme

Donald Trump remains in the headlines. He made a scene for his ongoing derogatory statements about women, especially to Fox News host Megyn Kelly. Just last week, major news organizations resurrected his sordid history with a multi-level marketing company, ACN, Inc., which is being tagged as a get-rich-quick pyramid scheme....