Robert Young

The Quacks That Wants You to Drink Hydrogen Peroxide

December 29, 2018 // 1 Comment

Pseudoscience is everywhere – on daytime television, on nearly every organic food label, and, most of all, online. Here, due to the lack of any real legal consequences, quackery is rampant and showing no sign of slowing down or going back to the dark ages where it belongs. The industry is becoming so massive and lucrative that it is spawning its own cottage industry made from its own victims. These once duped chumps have now become the self-proclaimed health experts and they seem to be [...]

Ozone Therapy Debunked – Part 3

November 24, 2017 // 0 Comments

It’s been quite some time since I last sat down and wrote a blog post on the subject of ozone therapy – an alternative treatment (aka something that has not been proven to work) in which proponents recommend exposing yourself to relatively large concentrations of this toxic gas. Those who recommend it believe that ozone has the ability to cure, amongst other things, cancer, AIDS, and multiple sclerosis – despite the fact there is no credible, peer reviewed evidence to support the use of [...]

The Quack That Broke Me

January 21, 2013 // 26 Comments

By: Myles Power Edited by: Hannah I made it thirty pages! Thirty pages before I threw the book to the ground and walked away with my hands in the air saying, “That’s it, I’m done”. The book in question was picked up at my local discount book store and is named ‘The pH Miracle’. It had a recommended retail price of £9.99 but was being sold for £2.99, yet even at this vastly reduced price I felt that the universe had become unbalanced because I was funding the authors. [...]