tSE 027 – Former Naturopath Britt Hermes!

Britt Hermes Science Enthusiast Podcast

tSE 027 – Former Naturopath Britt Hermes!

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Interview: Britt Hermes!

Britt is a former naturopathic doctor who now works tirelessly to raise awareness of the dangers of naturopathic medicine. Britt is a Master’s of Science student in Medical Life Sciences at the University of Kiel, writer at Naturopathic Diaries, contributor to Forbes, Science Based Medicine, and Science 2.0.

Follow Brit on Twitter as @NaturoDiaries!

Links to things referenced in the interview:

Bastyr University (and also this), CNME, Joe Pizzorno, Maple syrup won’t cure meningitis

Why we love the internet: Endless Screaming (@infinite_scream) on Twitter.


Quote of the Week: Patients deserve to know the dangers associated with getting medical care from under-trained practitioners steeped in pseudoscience. Lawmakers need to know that “ND” does not convey medical competency. Rather, it indicates that a person using that title is unequivocally “Not a Doctor.” (Britt Hermes)

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