A UK parliamentary panel this week recommended against public funding of homeopathy, as Susan Perry of MinnPost.com wrote.
“[E]xplanations for why homeopathy would work are scientifically implausible,” the panel said.
She cited one estimate that Americans spend $830 million on homeopathic products each year.
Meantime, British physician and writer Ben Goldacre wrote that the BBC had hit rock bottom by giving more than five minutes of airtime to a woman who claimed her cancer was cured by homeopathy. Here’s the clip:
Some websites, predictably, have pulled out the following BBC comedy spoof of homeopathy.