#14: Nothing Accurate About Acupuncture.

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A con for the ages, acupuncture and related practices, such as cupping, are getting ever more popular, despite the simple fact that they don’t work. There are plenty of extremely low-quality “studies” that tend to get cherry-picked in favour of acupuncture, but the evidence plainly show that these practices are simply a placebo. Petting a hedgehog will cost less, plus they’re cute!

Show Notes:

Fuck You, Buck Mulligan: Nothing to do with Islam (Guest starring Jody)

Trick or Treatment by Simon Singh and Edzard Ernst

Acupuncture Doesn’t Work by Steven Novella

Acupuncture – A Treatment to Die For? by Edzard Ernst

Rebecca Bredow is your Monthly Dose of Stupid.

 

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