Dave Nichols's Blog – June 2009 Archive (2)

Ten-Year Government Study Denies Effectiveness of Most Alternative Treatments

Big surprise here (not). A 10-year study funded by the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine to the tune of $2.5 billion has found that glucosamine and chondroitin, black cohosh, saw palmetto, and shark cartilage fair no better than placebo in treating their targeted ailments, much as echinacea had previously been found to be no help in… Continue

Added by Dave Nichols on June 11, 2009 at 8:57am — 14 Comments

Court Calls Oklahoma Ten Commandments Display Unconstitutional

Reversing a lower court, the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals unanimously declared unconstitutional the eight-foot-tall religious display, which was erected at the local courthouse in 2004 after a campaign by a local minister and his supporters.



This decision should send a clear…
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Added by Dave Nichols on June 10, 2009 at 4:37pm — 8 Comments

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