Huffington Post Endorsing Homepathy Again
This morning, The Huffington Post, known for promoting anti-vaccination insanity, and other medical quackery has an article by “homeopathic expert”, Dana Ullman, entitled, Homeopathy: A Healthier Way to Treat Depression?
In honor of this continuing medical quackery at Huffington Post I thought it was time to bring back James Randi on the topic:
Learn more about homeopathy, the ultimate in pseudo medicine.
Homeopathy: The Ultimate Fake
Stephen Barrett, M.D.
Homeopathic “remedies” enjoy a unique status in the health marketplace: They are the only category of quack products legally marketable as drugs. This situation is the result of two circumstances. First, the 1938 Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, which was shepherded through Congress by a homeopathic physician who was a senator, recognizes as drugs all substances included in the Homeopathic Pharmacopeia of the United States. Second, the FDA has not held homeopathic products to the same standards as other drugs. Today they are marketed in health-food stores, in pharmacies, in practitioner offices, by multilevel distributors, through the mail, and on the Internet.