A bogus naturopath, Laurence Perry, was convicted of manslaughter back in 2002. He was only sentenced to 12-15 months in jail. As early as 2007, there were credible reports that Laurence Perry was practicing again, in Decatur, Alabama. Then, in 2013, Laurence Perry had been reported to have been practicing “for several years” in North Carolina.
Quackwatch goes on to list his credentials, which it calls diploma mills. But, what exactly is a “diploma mill” and how do we tell it from a valid medical school? Continue reading “Beware of Quacks and Quack schools”
Is personalized, or “designer”, medicine bad news for giant pharmaceutical companies? Investment week seems to think that the efficiency of personalized medicine poses a threat. Continue reading “Is Designer Medicine bad news for Big Pharma?”
You may have seen Hisashi T Fujinaka’s list of rejections and read his pessimistic conclusion:
“Just because they’ve always told you that hard work will get you your heart’s desires doesn’t mean it’s true. There’s a lot of luck involved in life and I’m kind of tapped out right now.” Continue reading “Do med schools reject great doctors?”
We all have opinions about health care, so what makes someone a health care expert? The media doesn’t appear to know. Continue reading “Experts, but of what?”