Monday, July 28, 2008

Sorry, Ducks: No Quackery Around Here

[Dr Morton Rawlin] said just because a therapy was mentioned in the curriculum did not mean it would be taught as fact. "This faculty will allow people to say 'this is the real evidence', and when somebody wants to do aura therapy, something like that, this group can say 'there's no evidence, it's not worth pursuing'."

-- Nick Miller, on how Australia's professional college of GPs will teach "alternative" medicine, for The Age