Study: Homeopathy Puts People at Risk

MD001215A team of experts in Australia has analyzed 225 existing studies on the efficacy of homeopathic formulas and has reached the same conclusion as so many other scientists these days – homeopathic medicines are “no more effective than placebo” in treating health problems.

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Was Your New Year’s Diet a Scam?

Midsection Of Woman Adjusting Weight ScaleA month has passed since New Year’s Day  and by now many people who decided to try a trendy new diet are beginning to realize that they probably didn’t get what they paid for. There are ways to protect yourself and one of them is to learn the warning signs which can be found in weight loss product advertisements. Read the rest…

Is the “Pregnancy Miracle” Really a Miracle?

pregnancy miracleES writes: “My husband and I have been trying to conceive a child for the last four years, and a well-meaning friend recently sent me a link to a website claiming to guarantee your conceiving a child by following their ‘scientifically proven’ steps. My first reaction when I look at this website is not to trust it, it feels like a scam. Have you heard anything about ‘Pregnancy Miracle – Free Infertility Cure Presentation?’ It is interesting to me they say it is free, but you can buy it for the ‘low low price of $47’. If it is the scam that I think it is, can you inform your readers? What a horrible thing to take advantage of people having trouble with their fertility!”

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Should Christians Practice NIA?

Debbie Rosas with former husband, Carlos

Debbie Rosas with former husband, Carlos

CB writes: “Could you please help me to explain . . . why the practice of NIA is contrary to Orthodox Catholic teaching? I know in my heart it is wrong but struggle to find the words to convey why this practice is based in the occult ,dangerous & to be discarded. It was advertised in the parish bulletin & likely to lead others astray.”

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Are Cleansing Diets Associated With Scientology?

L. Ron Hubbard

L. Ron Hubbard

EA writes: “I just read today that “Master Cleansing” has Scientology roots, but I also read a book by Dr. Don Cobert, M.D. that I purchased that promotes cleansing/detoxing using a similar cleanse using lemon juice, cayanne pepper, maple syrup,etc… I found him on the Joyce Meyer programs back in the 90s . . . should I keep his books in the house?”

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