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The Skeptic Zone

Jun 12, 2016

Richard Saunders

Labor scraps rebates for natural therapies
Taxpayers won't be subsidising them if Bill Shorten becomes prime minister.
Shadow treasurer Chris Bowen announced on Friday that from July 1, 2017, taxpayer-funded private health insurance rebates would no longer be available for natural therapies.

The Good Thinking Society welcomes NHS Liverpool CCG’s report on homeopathy funding
Continued funding or end of funding to be decided on June 14. The Good Thinking Society welcomed a report from NHS Liverpool CCG on the subject of homeopathy, which showed overwhelming support from Liverpool residents for an end to funding.

Does Naturopathy work? The truth about ‘natural’ medicine - Shelley Stocken
Recent reports of a Sydney naturopath allegedly endangering the life of a baby; the son of a naturopath shunning radiotherapy for “alternative therapies”; and a disgraced Gold Coast doctor turning to naturopathy rather than maintaining her registration raise the question, what’s the deal with naturopathy?

Dr Brad McKay on TV
Dr Brad appears on TODAY Extra and calls out homeopathy for what it is! What do the viewers think?

Failed stockbroking firm consulting a psychic
Glenn Rosewall, executive chairman of the failed stockbroking firm BBY, was consulting a psychic and ‘vibrational healer’ for at least 12 months prior to the firm’s demise, according to sources.

Threats of assault against Reasonable Hank
Explicit and direct threats of physical assault towards the blogger uploaded to facebook.