Media Coverage

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Archive of selected media coverage and interviews:

March 11, 2019

Gizmodo – Why do people believe in pseudoscience? by Daniel Kolitz

November 15, 2018

Nature – Daily briefing: Coral scientist, former naturopath win Maddox prize

November 14, 2018

The Guardian – Former naturopath and scientist share John Maddox prize by Hannah Devlin

March 27, 2018

The Guardian – The naturopath whistleblower: “It’s surprisingly easy to sell snake oil” by Hannah Devlin

January 22, 2018

Motherboard – The Former Naturopath Who Became a Whistleblower on the Industry by Kaleigh Rogers

January 17, 2018

TechDirt – Quack Doctor Treating Cancer With Baking Soda Sues Skeptic For Questioning Her Cancer Treatment Methods by Tim Cushing

September 30, 2017

Quartz –The journey of a “doctor” who joined the cult of alternative medicine and then broke out of it by Akshat Rathi

July 6, 2017

National Post – Naturopaths not ‘real’ doctors, despite video claims they are ‘medically trained’: critics by Sharon Kirkey

June 21, 2017

Motherboard – A former naturopath told us how she sold a detox scam by Kaleigh Rogers

October 20, 2016

STAT‘Essentially Witchcraft’: A former naturopath takes on her colleagues by Megan Thielking


September 9, 2016

CBC Radio’s White Coat Black Art with Dr. Brian Goldman (interview)

Ex-ND Britt Hermes on why she quit naturopathy


June 22, 2016

This Week in Science (interview)

Britt Marie Hermes re: naturopathy v. medicine

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May 31, 2016

Forbes – Why Is Big Naturopathy Afraid Of This Lone Whistleblower? by Kavin Senapathy #AANPwhistleblower


April 13, 2016

The Ryan Jespersen Show – 630 AM (interview)

Former naturopath speaks out against naturopathy

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April 10, 2016

CBC Radio – The 180 with Jim Brown (interview)

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April 4, 2016

National Post – Should naturopaths be restricted from treating children after tragic death of Alberta toddler? by Sharon Kirkey


March 22, 2016

CW6 San Diego – Daily Dose with Neda Iranpour

The Daily Dose- should naturopathic doctors have more rights?

 March 13, 2016

NewsTalk 770 AM – Kingkade and Breakenridge (interview)

Kingkade and Breakenridge

September 20, 2015

KPLU 88.5 FM – Sound Effect with Gabriel Spitzer (interview)

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September 8, 2015

CBC Radio One – On the Coast with Stephen Quinn (interview)

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September 2, 2015

Vox – Why one naturopath quit after watching her peers treat cancer patients by Julia Belluz

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May 15, 2015

The Prism Podcast – Episode 45, with Jason Luchtefeld and Grant Ritchey (interview)

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March 21, 2015

Skeptics’ Guide to the Universe – Podcast #506 (on my writing for

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