In which I discuss Dr. Oz’s congressional grilling, and the resultant comedic skewering of his nonsense.
In which we take a look at the data to see if those with eating disorders are actually only young white females, as is commonly portrayed in the media.
In which we take a look at family based therapy (FBT) and cognitive-behavioral therapy – enhanced (CBT-E), the two most well supported treatment methods for anorexia.
In which the placebo effect is examined, and shown how it could be responsible for why many complementary and alternative medicines “work.”
In which sociological, cultural, and biological factors that help determine if you’ll be diagnosed as having ADHD are discussed.
In which the differences between how the media portrays those who have Tourette’s Syndrome and real life are explored.
In which one of my students examines exactly how those magical “Power Bands” helped people be stronger, better, faster, and longer.
In which one of my students examines a new and controversial treatment for those with chronic tics or Tourette’s – an implantable device designed to regulate the brain’s firing – as well as some other treatment options.
In which the world of faith healing is explored, and the crimes of it’s proponents detailed.
In which you learn what ties together these seemingly disparate things.