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Tag Archive: Not the Ducks

Feb 11 2013

Not the Ducks! – Oculus Reparo

I once asked readers what the most common genetic disorder is. A few got it right (Myopia) but you wouldn’t think there was any sort of quackery associated with glasses would you? After all glasses work. You would be wrong. A new study states that injuries related to wearing glasses could have sent as many …

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Feb 03 2013

Not the Ducks! – India.com and Cancer Quackery

There exists a massive problem in India and that is the notion of western medicine. There is medicine and there is quackery. Vaccination is an eastern form of medicine but it is still used because it works. Medicine is EVERYTHING that works and is proven to work scientifically. Everything that doesn’t work is quackery. Flogging …

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Jan 29 2013

Not the Ducks! – ENT Ain’t Nothing to Fuck With

So why does quackery get a free ride? Well IMHO the major problem is that especially in the USA, drug companies are allowed to flog non-OTC (over the counter) medications to customers. Quackery is basically doing the same thing. Now there are two ways to classify quack medicine. 1. It doesn’t work and either does …

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