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Does Cannabis Oil Really Cure Cancer?

Since medicinal and recreational use of marijuana became legal in some parts of the United States, a tsunami of marketing has sought to convince Americans to use marijuana, and products derived from marijuana, in a huge variety of ways. Part of this tidal surge of marijuana marketing has been the attempt to sell a substance [...]

Alternative Medicine: Is Cancer A Lactic Acid?

Cancer is not lactic acid. Lactic acid is a little molecule, and cancer is a disease caused the uncontrolled growth of living tissue throughout the body. They’re two separate things. [...]

Apply Reality With Herbal Remedies For A Cut Finger

What is a wounded person supposed to do in wintertime, when all the plants listed here are dormant, without fresh leaves or flower petals? Are they advised to walk south until they reach Florida? [...]

What Connects the Matthew 4 Cancer Protocol to Dr. Mark Stengler?

Last month, after I received a message from the conservative Republican group GOP USA proclaiming the existence of a miracle Bible code to cure cancer, I shared with you the 10 indications that the so-called Matthew 4 Protocol is a scam:

Advertising is vague about what the Matthew 4 Protocol actually does. You haven’t heard [...]

Health Care Advice From The One Percent

Where’s that money I set aside to buy an extra house and land in case a family member has a health problem? Is it in my wallet? No. Is it on the bedside table? No. Is it in the kitchen next to the herbs and spices? No. Darn it, where could that money for an extra house and land be? [...]

The Medicines Of This Year’s Occupation Protests

If I’m attending a long-term protest with a large number of people, sleeping out on the street in autumn weather, I don’t want faith healers and ineffective herbal tinctures. I’d prefer to be helped by a nurse or a physician. [...]

Hospital Chaplains Don’t Improve Healing

A study of chaplains’ medical impact found no correlation between amount spent on chaplains and medical success in hospitals. [...]

Orrin Hatch Opens the Door for Big Government Pasta Faith Healing Program

The Washington Post reports that Senator Orrin Hatch of Utah is pushing hard to get a provision included that would mandate insurance coverage for remote faith healing. Dial-a-prayer hotlines to which people make calls and (for a fee, of course) arrange for distant intercessory prayers to heal the sick would be reimbursed for this “spiritual [...]

H1N1 Swine Flu Cure: The Drill Treatment

In test groups, when the H1N1 drill was used in response to the earliest symptoms, all further flu symptoms were prevented. Test subjects who had full blown H1N1 swine flu that were treated with the H1N1 drill experienced almost instantaneous cessation of symptoms. [...]

Will Some Republican Tell Me What is Wrong With Triage?

Earlier tonight someone visited Irregular Times to leave this comment asserting that Sarah Palin’s imagined “death panels” actually do exist in current health care reform legislation:

Hey, call it what you will but the “death panel” comments were right on. So much so that the whole liberal elite was up in arms about it. If [...]

Ritual Child Sacrifice Panels in Health Care!

They said that the need for treatment had not been adequately established, though all the standard forms had been supplied by the hospital. My son was the victim of a ritual child sacrifice panel at our insurance company. [...]