Respectful Insolence

Archives for September 28, 2007

Naturopath guilty of malpractice

Because if you’re going to make health claims and claim to treat patients, you should be held just as accountable as any physician: A Carson City “anti-aging” doctor has pleaded guilty to malpractice for failing to diagnose an elderly patient with the cancer that ultimately killed him. It is Dr. Frank Anthony Shallenberger’s second discipline…

In looking back at all the various bizarre incarnations of woo that I’ve covered during the last year or so since I started doing Your Friday Dose of Woo, I was wondering if there was a form of woo that I had not covered yet. Woo seems to come in several forms, such as energy…