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Add entries to taste. Some of the electric objects referred to can be found at [1]. There are other various websites which could be included - eg [2] (talk) 16:58, 10 May 2011 (UTC)

Can be developed as a signpost-article and a commentary on medicine and its relationship with what is considered woo at the time. (talk) 17:08, 10 May 2011 (UTC)

Is there much difference between this and alt med? Nebuchadnezzar (talk) 17:13, 10 May 2011 (UTC)
I don't see any. Should we make it a redirect? ТyTalk. 17:16, 10 May 2011 (UTC)

This could cover the historical aspects and alternative medicine the current pursuits. (talk) 17:18, 10 May 2011 (UTC)

one article could cover both. Totnesmartin (talk) 17:21, 10 May 2011 (UTC)
Yes, I am making this a redirect. ТyTalk. 17:25, 10 May 2011 (UTC)

There are enough references to medical woo on RW to assume people will look up the term itself.

Some mention could be made on AltMed to historical medical woo, and some practices moving between 'conventional' and 'woo' - humours, some herbal medicines being 'discovered' as being actually useful, early experiments on electricity (Shelley Frankenstein, etc).

Include the two websites/equivalents thereof on the selected page - and an example of the Victorian medical-electrical equipment. (talk) 18:26, 10 May 2011 (UTC)

This talk page appears on search engines[edit]

This was on the first page of results for a search on medical and woo. Is there any way to get google to link to alternative medicine instead?--"Shut up, Brx." 21:43, 17 May 2012 (UTC)

Yes. If you send a hand-written letter politely explaining that you think you deserve to be at the top of search results, Google will alter it for you. Star of David.png Radioactive afikomen Please ignore all my awful pre-2014 comments. 22:16, 17 May 2012 (UTC)
For what it's worth, I doubt anyone (or few people) will search "medicine woo". The will more likely search something like "cures for autism", or "diet supplements". But if they do search for woo, I'm sure they will survive our talk page. HI STRANGERS, SEARCHING FOR MEDICINE WOO!!!!! --Green mowse.pngGodot 23:09, 17 May 2012 (UTC)
medical woo. @Stabby: Actually, there are ways of altering search engine results. Maybe someone that knows something about SEO could have a look at this? Perhaps including the term "medical woo" on the alternative medicine page?--"Shut up, Brx." 01:16, 18 May 2012 (UTC)
SEO is itself a mixture of woo and unethical practices. Star of David.png Radioactive afikomen Please ignore all my awful pre-2014 comments. 01:22, 18 May 2012 (UTC)
Did you say SEO? Sounds like a job for this guy. Theory of Practice "I never set out to hit anybody. It's just that a lot of people got hit." -- Andy Roberts 01:36, 18 May 2012 (UTC)