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Quack Exposed: Dr. Shawn Centers

Dr. Centers is a holistic doctor with a pediatrics and osteopath specialty. He treats his patients at the Children's Hope Center in San Diego, California. Dr. Centers founded the Children's Hope Center in 2016. He is a clinical professor of Pediatrics at Touro University, Lake Eire College of Osteopathic Medicine, A.T. Still University and other… Continue reading Quack Exposed: Dr. Shawn Centers

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Quack Exposed: Susan Burdick, LMT

Susan Burdick is the founder and developer of the Restore for Life. Restore for Life is a form of light touch therapy. It is described as a "holistic integrated light touch therapy based on a blend of science and ancient wisdom passed down for centuries. Restore is rooted in knowing how to access and activate… Continue reading Quack Exposed: Susan Burdick, LMT

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Quack Exposed: Geri Brewster RD, MPH, CDN, PC

Geri Brewster is a nutritionist and private practice owner in Mt. Cisco, NY. She founded her practice in 1991. She has grown it to a 2000+ patient practice. She provides nutrition counseling to people of all ages. She has patients from all sources. She also practices reiki.  She even accepts self-referred patients. She believes that… Continue reading Quack Exposed: Geri Brewster RD, MPH, CDN, PC

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Quackery Exposed: Quantum Reflex Integration

Quantum Reflex Integration (QRI) is a therapy that claims to helps learning disabled, autistic, sensory processing disorder, anxiety, depression, and chronic pain people of all ages. It was created by Bonnie Brandes. Primitive Reflexes Primitive reflexes are the automatic responses naturally hardwired into people when they are born. In the start of life, the primitive… Continue reading Quackery Exposed: Quantum Reflex Integration

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Quack Exposed: Dr. Bonnie Brandes

Dr. Bonnie Brandes holds a Bachelor of Science from Utah State University in psychology and Behavior Modification and a Masters Degree in Multicultural Language development from National University. She has studied herbs and nutrition for over 40 years. She has a background in kinesiology programs such as Touch for Health. She was an MNRI  International Specialist… Continue reading Quack Exposed: Dr. Bonnie Brandes

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Quack Exposed: Dr. Richard Boles

Dr. Richard Boles is a medical geneticist and pediatrician. He specializes in mitochondrial medicine functional disease (this includes cyclic vomiting syndrome, and other atypical forms of migraine and chronic fatigue syndrome) and autism. The purpose of his private practice in Medical Genetics is to apply DNA sequencing to the "health of the child." Personal Statement… Continue reading Quack Exposed: Dr. Richard Boles

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Quackery exposed: intensive suit therapy

An experimental therapy, intensive suit therapy provides a child with proper posture, muscle tone and patterns of movement impaired by disability.  It's considered experimental because there is very little independent data on it. There is inadequate evidence of its effectiveness. There are published anecdotal accounts. The FDA considers it a class one limb orthosis brace.… Continue reading Quackery exposed: intensive suit therapy

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Quackery Exposed: Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy is when pure oxygen is in a pressurized room, tube or chamber. Hyperbaric oxygen therapy is a proven medical treatment for specific medical conditions. These conditions are: Decompression sickness (a hazard of scuba diving) serious infections emboli (bubbles of air in blood vessels)  wounds that won't head as a result of diabetes… Continue reading Quackery Exposed: Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy