Category Archives: Medicine

Bad Science

This doctor can write. I look forward to his book, Bad Science. In this piece he takes apart homeopathy as what historian Robert Horton would have called a ‘closed belief system’ (albeit one that is more miltiant and litigous). "When … Continue reading

Catharsis

An excerpt from Catharsis: On the Art of Medicine, Andrzej Szczeklik, a book about the soul of medicine and its relationship with modern science lifted from the BMJ review of it in 2006. "It’s worth reminding the patient that we … Continue reading