Malpractice of the Week

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Pyrrho
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Malpractice of the Week

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At first I asked if this was from The Onion, because honestly after reading I wasn’t sure.

But no, Dr. Zimmerman is really a naturopath and, well, this is how she summarized the problem…

This is a 4-year-old boy who is suffering from an inability to fall asleep at night, a fear of the dark, of wolves, werewolves, ghosts and zombies and who frequently hides under tables and growls at people. He is overly excitable and has a tendency to defiance. He was normal as a baby, not affected by sleep or temper problems.

It is clearly a great business model to medicalize the fear of monsters, excitability, and defiance in 4-year-olds, either that or developmental pediatrics is not a subject taught in naturopathic schools. Maybe it would detract from Tinctures 101.

Dr. Zimmerman’s diagnosis was a previous bite from a dog recently vaccinated with rabies thus affecting “the boy with the rabies miasm.”

I am totally sure that was first on every pediatrician’s list as well.
In case you're wondering, it was "lyssinum", a homeopathic remedy:

https://www.google.com/search?q=Lyssinum
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Placebo works like placebo again. At least there's no actual rabies in it.
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Hair of the dog. An old remedy.
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"remedy"
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Holy... :o
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Yikes.

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Whoopsie...

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