Truth Frequency Radio
Aug 30, 2013

Forbes

Chiropractors, practitioners who tend to get the side-eye from science-based medicine types, have frequently been associated with practices at the fringes of medicine–or, indeed, nowhere near the territory of medicine at all. Among these associations is a link between chiropracty and a stance against vaccines. Evidently, the nation of Australia and its chiropracty oversight board has had enough of the latter. According to Amy Corderoy, health editor of the Sydney Morning Herald, who just introduced me to the word “shonky“:

On Thursday the chairman of the Chiropractic Board of Australia said it had removed some courses from its approved training schedule and would be randomly auditing practitioners to ensure they were not making unsubstantiated claims about the benefits of chiropractic.

It also announced all registered chiropractors would be required to remove anti-vaccination claims from their websites.

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