Archive for the 'Goofy Medicine' Category

Blue-Green Algae and the Unbearable Importance of Linking

Thursday, January 5th, 2006

This is about something I learned nine years ago, and about how different the Web has made the world since then. In 1996, I was introduced to a product known as Blue-Green Algae. BGA, as I’ll call it, was presented as the nutritional supplement that would fix all the damage caused by our modern, nutrient-poor […]

Shaken, not stirred.

Friday, November 18th, 2005

A recent comment by Skeptico in response to my earlier post on Oscillococcinum has forced me to re-think the whole homeopathy[1] thing: Of course, by doing nothing at all they would still “enjoy all the benefits of homoeopathy”. With the added advantage that the fees would also be reduced to a homeopathic magnitude. Well, yeah, […]

Geese are where you find them.

Wednesday, November 16th, 2005

I was driving to work this morning, and heard a wonderful piece on the radio by Brigitte Mars, host of the herbal healing show Naturally. I was inspired to write her the following letter: Dear Ms. Mars, As a regular listener to KGNU, I have often enjoyed Naturally on Wednesday and Thursday mornings. Your segment […]