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- The Sceptics Dictionary: Definitions and essays on alternative medicine ideas and practices with references to the best skeptical literature.
- ABC of Complementary Medicine - What is Alternative Medicine: A review article from the British Medical Journal on Alternative and Complementary medicine.
- Action for Victims of Chiropractic: Support and pressure `group` in the UK for victims of Complimentary Therapies and in particular Chiropractic. Case studies, support and advice.
- Alternative Medicine: Scientist Vic Stenger's page on alternative medicine and quackery. Articles on homeopathy, energy healing and the science of prayer.
- Alternative Medicine - The Multi-billion Fraud: Richard Dawkins, professor of the Public Understanding of Science at Oxford, notes that alternative medicine is defined as that set of practices that cannot be tested, refuse to be tested or consistently fail tests.
- Alternative Medicine and Quackery: Alternative medicine and quackery: what various alternative healing methods exist? For what diseases? Mainly critical viewpoints.
- Anti-Quackery Resources: A collection of anti-quackery links and tools.
- CINAM: Examines alternative (complementary) medicine from an evangelical Christian viewpoint using objective science and biblically based criteria.
- ChiroLinks: Skeptical articles and links about the chiropractic profession.
- ChiroWatch: Web site presenting the dangers of chiropractic treatment, along with stories of litigation, fraud and bogus claims.
- Complementary and Alternative Therapies: Information from the American Cancer Society.
- Complementary and Alternative Therapies: Systemic reviews, meta analyses and generall information on alternative medicine from the Oxford University.
- Debunking the Paranormal: A science writer's guide to debunking pseudoscience, the paranormal, homeopathy, and other far out claims of alternative medicine.
- Ebm-first.com: Skeptical information on alternative medicine in general and articles on several specific types.
- False Coral Calcium Claims: Defends that the content of coral calcium is not very different from calcium carbonate you find in supplements as Tums.
- Health Watch UK: Discussion on assessment and testing of treatments and information for the public why only thoroughly tested treatments are safe. Non-profit organization in the UK.
- HealthLink MCW: Offers an a question and answer dealing with the safety of alternative medicines.
- Herbal Triangle: Adverse reactions to alternative herbal remedies and posibility to report them. Site by medical student Lori Anderson.
- HerbalWatch - Consumer Watchdog of the Herbal Industry: Information on the dangers of Herbal products. Some can be harmfull to peoples health.
- HomeoWatch: A skeptical guide to homeopathy. Homeopathic "remedies" are usually harmless, but their associated misbeliefs are not.
- Hypnosis : Therapy or the Magic of Suggestion?: A Christian viewpoint on hypnotherapy.
- Iridology: Information on diagnoses one can really observe in the eye, and why iridology is fraud.
- Iridology's Blind Side: George Nava True II presents his objections to iridology in a short article.
- Medicine: Skeptical articles on alternative medicine topics by Gary Posner.
- Monterrey Wellness Center Makes Me Sick: Personal opinion about James Davidson, proprietor, currently under a 63 count indictment in Tennessee for fraud for claiming to cure cancer.
- My Cancer Facts: Discussion of Alternative, Complementary, and Conventional treatments for cancer written by cancer patients. Also discusses the Cancer Conspiracy, and provides links to other resources.
- My Ordeal as a Patient of Dr. Christiane Northrup M.D.: A true story that raises serious questions concerning the absence of accountability in physicians who market themselves as holistic.
- My Visit to a "Straight" Chiropractor: Article by Stephen Barrett debunks chiropractic hocus-pocus by visiting a chiropractor undercover as a patient.
- NYH HealthCare Communications Group: Healthcare-related communications from Nancy Yanes-Hoffman.
- QuackWatch: Nonprofit corporation whose purpose is to combat health-related frauds, myths, fads, and fallacies. Information on quackery, questionable therapies and products.
- Rocky Mountain Skeptics - Failed Alternative Medicine: A database of negative testimony.
- The Healing Techniques of Nicolai Levashov: A brief biography and summary of techniques of the psychotronic healer Nicolai Levashov. Also a reply to critics and skeptics of his methods.
- The Millenium Project: Uncovers promoters of quackery and those who lie about the dangers of vaccines. A list with a several hundred fundamental websites, commentaries on fraudulent organisations and sites, hate-mail from uncovered quacks, tributes and awards.
- The Quack-Files: Critical reviews, specially of alternative medicine. Provides resources and links on quackery, alternative medicine and health fraud.
- Why Therapies May Seem to Work (Even When They Don't): Reasons care givers and their clients who rely on anecdotal evidence and uncontrolled observations may erroneously conclude that therapies work.
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