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U.K. Health Secretary Hunt: Needs to buy a clue

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Well, at least the U.S. doen’t have this bad of a Health Secretary… Chief Medical Officer Rejects Pro-Homeopathy Studies Submitted by Health Secretary. Health secretary Jeremy Hunt pushed pro-homeopathy studies on to the chief medical officer and asked her to review the treatment’s perceived medical benefits, despite the NHS stand on alternative medicines, which regards…

Boiron produces flawed study on homeopathy treatment for migraine in children

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Boiron Laboratories, a world leader in homeopathic medicine manufacturing, has published a study regarding homeopathic treatment of migraine in children. What would you expect the conclusions to be? But, of course! The results of this study demonstrate the interest of homeopathic medicines for the prevention and treatment of migraine attacks in children. A significant decrease…

Alt med vs the law

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Two articles are out today that highlight the legal landscape for homeopathy and alternative medicine claims. It looks like a rocky road coming up for them. First, the legal challenge that could stop homeopathy in its tracks discusses how a Canadian class action lawsuit against Boiron could influence the decision to end homeopathy coverage in…

MORE trouble for Boiron’s little sugar pills: Another class action

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Class Action Lawsuit Filed against Homeopathy Manufacturer Boiron and Shoppers Drug Mart “Homeopathy: There’s Nothing in it” is the slogan for the 10:23 campaign, a British-based global campaign to educate the public to the fact that homeopathic preparations are typically so dilute that there is not a single molecule of the supposed active ingredient left…

Boiron Oscillicoccinum in court in Canada

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REOLAW.ca – Boiron Canada – Oscillicoccinum. In March 2012 REO launched a proposed class action against Boiron Canada relating to the marketing of Oscillicoccinum and Oscillicoccinum Children. The Statement of Claim alleges that, among other things, Boiron breached several consumer protection statues in its marketing of Oscillicoccinum as the product contains virtually none of its…

Boiron settlement – just the start of admitting there is nothing to homeopathy? (UPDATED: Call to remove products)

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Saw this story a few days ago but the link to the news was behind a pay wall so I didn’t post it. Quackometer provided this writeup: Boiron Settles for $12M to Stop Homeopathy Lawsuits | The Quackometer. …faced with six consumer class actions, Boiron has now decided to set aside $5 million to refund…

Boiron and others in class action suit for false claims

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Boiron & Other Homeopathic Supplements Class Action Lawsuit Investigation. Boiron homeopathic products such as ColdCalm, Chestal, Camilia, Quietude, Arnicare and others are alleged to have made false claims as to their effectiveness in treating ailments such as the flu, arthritis, sore joints, joint pain, aches, fever, coughs, insomnia or sleeplessness. Camilia for instance purports to provide teething relief for babies. Other…

Boiron offering: “Taking Care of Your Family with Homeopathy”

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From the Boiron Newsletter. Join the Holistic Moms Network and Boiron on Thursday, October 20 from 1-2 p.m. EST for “Take Care of Your Family with Homeopathy,” an introductory webinar being offered as part of the observation of October as Holistic Living Month. This free interactive webinar will be presented by Christophe Merville, D.Pharm, director of Education…