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  1. Study: Homeopathy Pretty Much Useless

    They’re no more effective than placebos. After a meta-review of 225 studies and 1,800 scientific papers, Australian researchers have concluded that homeopathic remedies can’t be relied upon to treat any condition, and people who use them may be putting their health at risk. Homeopaths think substances that cause illnesses can be used to treat them, once highly diluted. The report said earlier studies that showed some effectiveness weren’t properly conducted, and the researchers are urging sick people to pick prescriptions over sugar pills.

    The Independent, Gizmodo

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