Alternative Medicine

Published Articles on Alternative Medicine and Quackery

  • Quantum Quackery 1997 article in Skeptical Inquirer.
  • Quantum Metaphysics. This article appeared in The Scientific Review of Alternative Medicine 1(1),26-30m Fall/Winter 1997.
  • The Energy Fields of Life. From regular column "Reality Check" in Skeptical Briefs.
  • Bioenergetic Fields. Published in The Scientific Review of Alternative Medicine 3 (1) Spring/Summer 1999.
  • Homeopathy and Science: A Closer Look. With David W. Ramey, DVM, Mahlon Wagner, PhD, and Robert H. Imrie, DVM. Published in The Technical Journal of the Franklin Institute.
  • "Energy Medicine" with David Ramey, DVM, in Alternate Therapies in the Horse, New York: Howell Book House (1999) 55-66.
  • "The Pseudophysics of Therapeutic Touch."In Therapeutic Touch,edited by Béla Scheiber and Carla Selby.  Amherst N.Y.: Prometheus Books (2000),  pp.  302-311.
  • The Epidemiology of Religion. From regular column "Reality Check" in Skeptical Briefs,Vol 11 No. 3 September 2001. References for The Epidemiology of Religion.
  • The Science of Prayer. From regular column "Reality Check" in Skeptical Briefs,Vol. 11 No. 4 December 2001.
  • Recent

    Energy: A Physicist's View. PowerPoint slides for talk given in China in April, 2005.

    Qi = mc2. Skeptical Briefs Vol. 15, No. 2, June 200
    Retroactive prayer: lots of history, not much mystery, and no science. Jeffrey P Bishop  and Victor J Stenger, British Medical Journal/2004;329:1444-1446 (18 December), doi:10.1136/bmj.329.7480.1444

    Unpublished Article

    The Physics of Complementary and Alternative Medicine.


    Go here to read Linda Seebach's column in the Rocky Mt. News about the talk "A Physicist Looks and the Human Energy Field"  given in Denver in March, 2000.


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