Tag Archives: quackery

Instead Of Releasing His Medical Records Trump Will Reveal His “Health Regimen” On Quack Dr. Oz Show

As with many, many Trump-related stories, the headline tempts one to believe this is from The Onion. But it’s not. Variety reports: Donald Trump and his daughter Ivanka Trump will sit down on “The Dr. Oz Show” on Sept. 15, where the Republican presidential nominee will talk about his “own personal health regimen,” according to an announcement from the show. ...

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National Review Slams Ben Carson For Hawking Quack Cures For Everything

The right-wing National Review today slammed potential 2016 presidential candidate and Tea Party darling Ben Carson for hawking a line of so-called “glyconutrients” whose maker claims will cure cancer, heart disease, autism, and pretty much everything else. In 2007, three years after Carson’s first dealings with Mannatech, Texas attorney general Greg Abbott sued the company and Caster, charging them with ...

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HomoQuotable – Greg Quinlan

“The [PFOX ‘ex-gay’] billboard speaks to the scientific fact that to quote the American Psychiatric Association, ‘there still remains no replicated scientific studies supporting any specific biological etiology for homosexuality.’ There is zero evidence that a person is born a homosexual. In fact, Dr. Francis Collins of the human genome project with the National Institute of Health, who was appointed ...

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IRELAND: US-Based Church To Hold HIV “Cure” Sessions Using Industrial Bleach

Via the Independent: A controversial American Church which is coming to Ireland this weekend is promising a “miracle” cure for patients – but it is, in fact, industrial-strength bleach. The Genesis II Church will hold an event in Monkstown in Dublin over the weekend. On its website it is advertising the event as including access to its “miracle mineral solution” ...

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NEW YORK: State Assembly Passes Ban On “Ex-Gay” Torture For Minors

Via the Wall Street Journal: New York’s Assembly has passed a ban against health professionals trying to change a child’s sexual orientation through therapy. On Monday the Democratic-led Assembly passed the ban 86 to 28. It would prohibit licensed psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, mental health practitioners and physicians from using conversion therapy on anyone under 18. Clergy would not be ...

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Shannon Minter On “Ex-Gay” Ruling

“We are disappointed by the ruling but very pleased that the temporary delay in implementing this important law applies only to the three plaintiffs who brought this lawsuit. The judge stressed that he was willing to issue the ruling in part because it is temporary and applies only to three individuals. We are confident that as the case progresses, it ...

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