Sunday, September 03, 2006

Government bias toward pseudoscience

We’ve heard the tired canard: industry sponsored health information is suspect, government sponsored sources are trustworthy. Is that really true? Not according to Dr. Wallace Sampson, Clinical Professor of Medicine (Emeritus), Stanford University. In a Medscape General Medicine video editorial he exposes an alarming and pervasive bias in favor of complementary and alternative medicine by the NIH, the National Library of Medicine and other agencies.

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