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Archives for January 13, 2010

Sadly, I’m not sure this really is a joke

The Onion or real life recommendations by cancer quacks? You be the judge. Courageous Man Refuses To Believe He Has Cancer Sometimes The Onion cuts a little too deeply, but this is not too far from “Secret” territory. Unfortunately for wishful thinking, reality doesn’t care what you believe and has a way of asserting itself…

Yesterday, I expressed dismay at how Dr. Mehmet Oz, the protege of Oprah Winfrey who now has his own popular syndicated daily show, recently named the quackery known as reiki as number one in his list of “Dr. Oz’s ulimate alternatie medicine secrets,” leading me to characterize him as having “gone completely over to the…