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Relevant articles Quackwatch: Disciplinary Action against David Minkoff, M.D. St. Petersburg Times: Doctor settles his part of wrongful death suit Seattle Times: Public never warned about dangerous device Tony Ortega on Scientology: What you’ll find on the menu at the clinic run by … Continued
Lyme disease has no demonstrable link to autism. But Anjum “Anju” Usman, a doctor in Illinois, has some bizarre beliefs about autism. She was on the physician advisory board of the now-defunct Lyme-Induced Autism Foundation (LIAF). In 2007, Usman coauthored, … Continued
Under Our Skin is one of the most popular propaganda films for chronic Lyme conspiracy theories and quacks. In 2012, a post on the film’s Facebook page attempted to connect Lyme to various horrific acts of violence, such as the … Continued
Cheryl Ortel is an obstretician-gynecologist in Easton, MD who fell into the alternate universe of chronic lyme because she was looking for a solution to her patients’ problems. That’s a good sentiment, but unfortunately she learned about “chronic Lyme” pseudoscience … Continued
George William Allibone runs The Houston Wellness Clinic in Houston, TX. Many would call him a quack because of the unscientific treatments he offers for all manner of conditions, including cancer, weight loss, and Lyme disease, which is rare in … Continued