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filthy
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Posted - 03/02/2010 :  17:38:41   [Permalink]  Show Profile Send filthy a Private Message  Reply with Quote
That is indeed a lovely scam, and much more subtle than colon cleansing.

That is exactly why homeopathy should at least be under FDA regulation. After all, they are prescribing treatments and medications, just like a legitimate physician, yet they have neither license nor formal education in the field. As healers go, they make pretty good used car salesmen.




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R.Wreck
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Posted - 03/02/2010 :  18:45:01   [Permalink]  Show Profile Send R.Wreck a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Pffffttt! Colon cleansers? How stupid can people be? Everyone knows that if you want to detoxify all you need to do is stick magic pads on the soles of your feet.

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filthy
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Posted - 03/02/2010 :  19:12:05   [Permalink]  Show Profile Send filthy a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Originally posted by R.Wreck

Pffffttt! Colon cleansers? How stupid can people be? Everyone knows that if you want to detoxify all you need to do is stick magic pads on the soles of your feet.
Someone refresh my memory: Didn't we take this footpad scam apart some years back? I dunno. Maybe that's a brawl I got into somewhere else.

Amazing, is it not, that people who can actually feed themselves fall for these things.




"What luck for rulers that men do not think." -- Adolf Hitler (1889 - 1945)

"If only we could impeach on the basis of criminal stupidity, 90% of the Rethuglicans and half of the Democrats would be thrown out of office." ~~ P.Z. Myres


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filthy
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Posted - 03/05/2010 :  18:10:18   [Permalink]  Show Profile Send filthy a Private Message  Reply with Quote
An intersting and informative article from WebMD.
Natural Colon Cleansing: Is It Necessary?

The practice of natural colon cleansing dates back to ancient Greece. In the United States, cleansing the colon -- the large intestine -- became popular in the 1920s and 1930s. But when the theories behind it lost support, it fell out of favor. Recently, though, colon cleansing -- using, for example, teas, enzymes, or colon irrigation -- has experienced resurgence.

Is colon cleansing good for you? Does anyone really need it? To a certain extent, the jury is still out. That's because researchers have devoted little study to colon cleansing. For now, here is some information that might help you decide whether colon cleansing is for you.




"What luck for rulers that men do not think." -- Adolf Hitler (1889 - 1945)

"If only we could impeach on the basis of criminal stupidity, 90% of the Rethuglicans and half of the Democrats would be thrown out of office." ~~ P.Z. Myres


"The default position of human nature is to punch the other guy in the face and take his stuff." ~~ Dude

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Dr. Mabuse
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Posted - 03/06/2010 :  02:23:14   [Permalink]  Show Profile  Send Dr. Mabuse an ICQ Message Send Dr. Mabuse a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Originally posted by filthy
Someone refresh my memory: Didn't we take this footpad scam apart some years back? I dunno. Maybe that's a brawl I got into somewhere else.
That was here on SFN.
But I don't have the energy right now to dig up a link.

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