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England’s chief medical officer tells Commons Science and Technology committee that homeopathy ‘is rubbish.’

Yesterday, Professor Dame Sally Davies suggested that there is no evidence to support the claim that homeopathic remedies have any medical impact beyond the placebo effect, and condemned the public funding the controversial treatment receives. She told the committee, ‘I am perpetually surprised that homeopathy is available on the NHS.’

They can go after the homeopaths in Australia . . . why not in the US?

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The Steiner Academy Hereford, the first state-funded Steiner school, teaches science from a curriculum book sceptical of evolution and gives homeopathy to students, the British Humanist Association (BHA) can reveal.

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In the UK, it’s “Homeopathy Awareness Week”. As usual, the evidence cited by sugar-tablet proponents is, well . . . homeopathetic.

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Higgs and homeopathy

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Back in December, the Twittersphere lit up. Twitters were punning it up about homeopathy. Enjoy!

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CFI and CSI have filed three separate petitions with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) asking that agency to address various aspects of the marketing of homeopathic drugs.

CFI and CSI have filed three separate petitions with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) asking that agency to address various aspects of the marketing of homeopathic drugs.

In its industry-wide petition,…

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David Tredennick MP, a keen advocate of homeopathy, has tabled an ‘Early Day Motion’ in support of the NHS funding more research into homeopathy – a motion which, worryingly, has support from cross-party MPs.

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Center for Inquiry issues formal statement on Wal-Mart’s embrace of homeopathy

We are deeply concerned about Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.’s irresponsible marketing and promotion of Boiron Oscillococcinum, an ineffective homeopathic “flu medicine,” through its website, www.walmart.com.

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