For those of you whom attended our most recent Member’s Talk on alternative medicine and for those who didn’t attend but really, really wanted to, here are the links Joyce mentioned during her most excellent presentation. Also included are some of her book recommendations.

DO YOU BELIEVE IN MAGIC
MEMBER TALK
REFERNCES AND INTERESTING SITES

(THE FIRST ONE IS HILARIOUS. A MUST-SEE YOUTUBE VIDEO)
http://www.kevinmd.com/blog/2014/06/watch-epic-takedown-dr-oz-supplement-industry.htm
http://doctorskeptic.blogspot.com.au/
http://www.sciencebasedmedicine.org/
http://www.quackwatch.org/index.html
http://www.skepdic.com/
http://info@NCCAM.NIH.GOV
http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/index.html
http://naturaldatabaseconsumer.therapeuticresearch.com/home.aspx?cs=&s=NDC l
http://www.nbcnews.com/id/31190909/ns/health-alternative_medicine/t/billion-spent-no-alternative-cures-found/#.VATMlblATmK
http://www.consultant360.com/exclusives/liver-injuries-tied-dietary-supplements-doubled-over-last-decade

BOOKS:
R.B. Bausell, Snake Oil Science: The Truth About Complementary and Alternative Medicine. Oxford University Press, New York, N Y. 2007
P. A. Offit, Do You Believe in Magic? The Sense and Non-sense of Alternative Medicine. HarperCollins.