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Coronavirus Claims Cause FDA To Go After 41 Bogus Homeopathy, Supplement And ‘Alternative’ Medicine Products

Journalist Chris Cuomo and his spouse were criticized after endorsing a variety of nonsense products recommended by their “naturopath” to treat his COVID-19 – claims that involved light energy, tinctures and a variety of useless placebos.

They are more common than the U.S. Food and Drug Administration either realizes or is willing to admit. Maybe they don’t worry more because President Clinton’s Dietary Supplement¬†and Education Act of 1994 (DSHEA) tied their hands, and $35 billion a year in bogus products are allowed to bilk the public if they simply put a tiny disclaimer at the bottom noting FDA has not evaluated their cosmic claims. Wealthy elites like the Cuomos flock to these alternatives because their intellectual proclivities cause them to believe Science Is A Corporate Conspiracy and that nature used to cure everything until Big Pharma pushed that out of the way.

COVID-19, caused by the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus that

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Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM)

Complementary and alternative medicine includes practices such as massage, acupuncture, tai chi, and drinking green tea.

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Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) is the term for medical products and practices that are not part of standard medical care. 

  • Standard medical care is medicine that is practiced by health professionals who hold an M.D. (medical doctor) or D.O. (doctor of osteopathy) degree. It is also practiced by other health professionals, such as physical therapists, physician assistants, psychologists, and registered nurses. Standard medicine may also be called biomedicine or allopathic, Western, mainstream, orthodox, or regular medicine. Some standard medical care practitioners are also practitioners of CAM.
  • Complementary medicine is treatments that are used along with standard medical treatments but are not considered to be standard treatments. One example is using acupuncture to help lessen some side effects of cancer treatment.
  • Alternative medicine is treatments that are used instead of standard medical
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