MEDICAL HOAXES PAGE

This page has been compiled by folks working to inform our members and others of websites and information that might help them realize some of the frauds and misconceptions available, and to allow them the opportunity for informed decisions.  This site is meant only to inform.  Should you have specific information you feel would be of interest, please contact management at efforts-request@effortslist.org


Excellent Links to Websites that inform of medical hoaxes and what to watch for:

National Council Against Health Fraud Enhancing Freedom of Choice through Reliable Health Information. Contains researched information on Health Fraud.

Health Watcher Canada's Best Consumer's Health Watchdog 

Oxygenation Therapies Including Oxygenation, Hydrogen Peroxide, and Ozone Treatments

CDC - Health-related Hoaxes and Rumors
 Maintained by The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, US Dept of Health and Human Services

Quackwatch The very famous guide to Health Fraud, Quackery, and Intelligent health Decisions, operated by Dr Stephen Barrett, M.D.

Aquascams The science and pseudoscience of water - Magnetic water treatments, catalytic water treatment schemes, "Clustered Water" nostrums and nonsense, other water-related crackpot schemes and devices

HomeoWatch Your Skeptical Guide to Homeopathic History, Theories, and Current Practices. Operated by Stephen Barrett, M.D.

Gero Vita International Anti Aging Pills - Glenn Braswell sell pills and potions through the mail. During the past 25 years, he has probably taken in more money and more people than any similar marketer in U.S. history.  (Stephen Barrett, M.D., Quack Watch)

Vitamin O, and other "Stabilized Oxygen" claims from Quackwatch


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