Monday, July 14, 2003

Back to the Middle Ages?

The estimable debunker James Randi castigates the B.C. government for conferring doctor status on practicioners of "traditional Chinese medicine."

Very sceptical that the procedures have medical validity, he observes:

"Eye of newt and toe of frog" is said to be next up for consideration, along with bleeding for fevers and chanting in the moonlight..

There's more on his website, if you are curious...