Warm Southern Breeze

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Posts Tagged ‘quackery’

Don’t Forget! Fish Oil is Snake Oil!

Posted by Warm Southern Breeze on Friday, May 21, 2010

Alrighty folks! It’s TRUTH TELLING TIME AGAIN!

This time, a two-year study has demonstrated that omega-3 fatty acids (also known as “fish oil”), is really snake oil.

That is to say, that the only benefit to taking it, is to the pocketbooks of those whom sell it!

The low-down follows. …Continue…

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Eat me… Drink me… It’ll cure what ails you! (But by law, I can’t guarantee that.)

Posted by Warm Southern Breeze on Saturday, April 17, 2010

Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland?

Perhaps, to some extent.

And sure… the title’s whacky, but so’s the idea behind the post – and I think there’s an interesting modern parallel.

To find out why, read on.

Ever watch doctor shows on teevee?

No, not House, Marcus Welby, MD, ER, Scrubs or the made-for-teevee doctor drama shows.

I’m talking about stuff like Dr. Oz on the Oprah Channel, and the seemingly endless variety of Dr. So-and-Sos on some of the Protestant religious networks like Trinity, CBN, The Church Channel, DayStar, The God Channel, Christian Television Network and others.

Perhaps more than anything, this is an issue of ethics. If someone has something to gain by purporting to “share information” with you, then WATCH OUT! The Latin phrase is “caveat emptor” – literally “Let the buyer beware.” …Continue…

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