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Against allopathy
Alternative medicine
Clinically unproven
Woo-meisters is yet another health and wellness website that falls in the alternative medicine camp.

The site's mission, however, is more in line with functional and integrative wellness practices (i.e., aromatherapy, massage, and nutrition), which are becoming increasingly accepted as complementary treatments by health institutes like the Mayo Clinic and Cleveland Clinic.

Prior to 2021 the website included anti-vaccination information that has since been removed. This domain has new management with all new woo content, but at least they accept science and that vaccines are a safe way to protect against certain diseases and illness.

Some of the older material, that has since been taken down, included genius medical advice as this:[1]

They say the flu is dangerous. But it's not.

The data on influenza statistics is a mess. Currently, influenza/pneumonia is the 9th leading cause of death. According to the CDC's National Center for Health Statistics, "influenza and pneumonia" took 62,034 lives in 2001. Most people would hear that number and run out and get a flu shot. Funny how they lump two "illnesses" together like that. What they should have said was "61,777 people died from pneumonia and 257 from the flu and in only 18 cases was the flu virus positively identified."

Since the flu shot is ineffective and often exposes one to the flu, I'll opt out and take my chances.

On average 41,400 people died each year in the United States between 1979 and 2001 from influenza.[2]

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  2. Jonathan Dushoff; Plotkin, JB; Viboud, C; Earn, DJ; Simonsen, L (2006). "Mortality due to Influenza in the United States — An Annualized Regression Approach Using Multiple-Cause Mortality Data". American Journal of Epidemiology 163 (2): 181–7. doiWikipedia:10.1093/aje/kwj024. PMID 16319291. Retrieved 29 October 2009. "The regression model attributes an annual average of 41,400 (95% confidence interval: 27,100, 55,700) deaths to influenza over the period 1979–2001"