Confessions of a Quackbuster

This blog deals with healthcare consumer protection, and is therefore about quackery, healthfraud, chiropractic, and other forms of so-Called "Alternative" Medicine (sCAM).

Monday, October 11, 2004

Asthma Quack Cures -- series

Asthma Quack Cures

1st in the Series - Chiropractic and Asthma
Don't be fooled by the "Smoke and Mirrors," it's no match for real science!

2nd in the Series - Homeopathy: The Disappearing Act
Homeopathy is basically the equivalent of Modern Day Snake Oil!

3rd in the Series - Acupuncture: Ancient Quackery
Why has acupuncture retained its ability to generate support from so many?

4th in the Series - Colloidal Silver
Even though the FDA doesn't approve of its use in animals, people can still turn their skin an ugly bluish-grey.

5th in the Series - Royal Jelly
Royal Jelly has been implicated in at least one asthma death.

6th in the Series - Herbal Remedies
The good and bad about herbal remedies, natural isn't automatically "safe and effective."

Summary of the Series - "Alternative Therapy"
An overview and summation of the "Alternative/Complimentary" treatment series of articles.

Chiropractic and Asthma, Revisited
We apparently hit a "nerve" with chiropractors on the treatment of asthma.