Nonrecommended Periodicals

Stephen Barrett, M.D.

I consider these publications untrustworthy because they promote misinformation, espouse unscientific theories, contain unsubstantiated advice, and/or fail to distinguish between reliable and unreliable sources of advice. The magazines and journals marked with an asterisk (*) also carry ads for questionable products, services, and/or publications. Few newsletters carry ads for products. Those marked with a double asterisk (**) have been accompanied by questionable solicitations.

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Printed Newsletters

Electronic Newsletters

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This page was revised on March 22, 2007.

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