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Scientific medicine denialism

Orac suggests an alternative to “altie”: scientific medicine denialist.  It makes sense – the shoe fits, so to speak; Orac takes a look at them in the context of Mark Hoofnagle’s definition of denialism.


Orac on CAM

Since it isn’t medicine, and “Quackademic medicine” is too snarky, what should we call alternative therapies? It’s definitely a must-read.

Orac:Reclaiming the linguistic high ground: Renaming “complementary and alternative” medicine and the power of language

Quackademic medicine

Start here with Orac’s intro to David Calquhoon

Continue with Larry Moran’s introduction to the talk

And then get the meat of it from Post-Diluvian Diaspora