They used to call useless treatments “snake oil.” We don’t hear that term anymore; now they may be called “dietary supplements” or “natural remedies.” A dietary supplement may contain a single herb or a combination of several ingredients. The ads frequently say they have been “clinically tested” or “clinically proven.”… read more "‘Clinically Tested’—What Does That Mean?"
Dr. Seeds’ Chill Pills: Misleading Marketing Based on Rodent Studies
Dr. Seeds’ Chill Pills are said to be “meditation in a bottle.” They allegedly relieve stress and anxiety. Is meditation a cure for anxiety? If so, it requires a lot of time and effort. Wouldn’t it be great if you could get all the benefits of meditation by simply swallowing… read more "Dr. Seeds’ Chill Pills: Misleading Marketing Based on Rodent Studies"