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FSM is involved in campaigns that raise many issues in the public arena. We will endeavor to keep a good record and to respond appropriately to the relevant parties.

Here in 'News', we will keep our Friends informed of what is going on in the general and professional media, including articles, interviews and events related to activities of the FSM or that mention our activities. many of the articles referred, appear in journals for which access may be limited to subscribers or to university students and personnel. We would appreciate your alerting us to events we might not be aware of.

The items on this page will be subsequently placed in 'archives'. 'News' items of this page will be progressively be placed in the 'archives'.

The following articles have appeared in the media this week:

Articles for 17.10.16-23.10.16

Most (if not all) of the money spent on chiropractic is wasted (US): It seems the evidence of cost effectiveness of chiropractic is being systematically ignored by them; in fact, the evidence gets in the way of their aim – which often is not to help patients but to maximise their cash-flow.

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Model is Dead After Chiropractic Care (US): Chiropractic cervical manipulation increases the "risk by 6 to 10 fold of a vertebral artery dissection with stroke"

Australian nurses who spread anti-vaccination messages face prosecution: Industry regulator cracks down on nurses and midwives who promote anti-vaccination via social media.

Can you strengthen your immune system?: Proponents of “alternative” medicine often disagree profoundly on treatment methods.

Misleading 'Organic' Claims Found in Thousands of Beauty Products: Cosmetics and other personal care product companies make questionable organic claims on thousands of products.

Americans Catching on that Dietary Supplements are More Fad than Fact: Combination vitamin/mineral supplements (VM) have been popular dietary adjuncts for many years, but as research has progressed, various health benefits have been touted for some individual nutrients — some of which haven't been traditionally included in the typical combo products.

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>Clean eating may be BAD for you and cause 'orthorexia' health experts warn as wellness trend faces backlash: Trendy “wellness diets” promoted by self-styled clean eating gurus can ruin your health , experts have warned.

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Adverts pulled from TV after public backlash: A pharmaceutical company has withdrawn adverts linking children's dietary supplements and NAPLAN test results after just two days following a public backlash.

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