It is surprisingly easy to sell snake-oil. I know, because I’ve done it. In 2014, I helped create and sell The Right Detox, a naturopathic health gimmick.
On June 30th, I'll be speaking at NECSS in New York City. Naturopaths are trying hard to get licensed in New York state, so I thought I'd give a primer on the current situation.
The last few months have been exciting. I have several updates. In April, I graduated from Kiel University with a master of science degree. My thesis characterized Parabacteroides, a genus of commensal bacteria in the mammalian gut microbiome, in relation to host genetic variation. On May 1st, I began a...
Naturopaths are more than just supplement pushers. They are also pushers of unnecessary tests. This guest post by a board-certified endocrinologist explains why you shouldn't trust a naturopath to diagnose any kind of hormone problem.
Canadian physician responds to naturopathic regulators in Alberta after it cleared one of its own of wrongdoing in the death of a toddler with meningitis. The regulatory agency failed to address concerns of that naturopaths are selling medically dubious products.
The new look and organization of Naturopathic Diaries provides users with accessible information pertaining to naturopathic medicine in North America. Continue reading...
I learned late last week that the Massachusetts legislature passed the latest installment of the naturopathic licensing bill S.2335 in the final minutes of the 2016 legislative session. The bill is currently sitting on Governor Charlie Baker’s desk. He has a few days to sign the bill, which would make...
Naturopaths are exploiting medical marijuana by dolling out authorizations on flimsy grounds.
Naturopaths appear so frightened by my criticism of their quackery-infused profession that they are registering domain names using my legal name.
Naturopaths hate it when I draw attention to examples of patient harm resulting from naturopaths failing to uphold medical standards of care.