Snake Oil? Infographic
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I'm a big believer in evidence-based behaviour, so often ignored in the alternative-healthcare arena, and this looks like an excellent resource. I haven't examined all the studies so I can't vouch for their quality, but I like that the evidence is being considered!
Cool tool to help take the quackery out of quack medicine! The rest of the site is pretty nifty too. We live in a data-intensive world and need better tools and techniques to get the msessage across.
P.S. Look up Hans Rosling if you're interested in a pioneering data visualizer.
I find it interesting that I've stopped using much of what's below the "Worth It Line" on my own over the last year, and have started some of those above it on recommendation from friends, health care folks, or from my own reading. Well done, as usual, @infobeautiful !
Information is Beautiful is a great site for infographics and visual miscellany. Here is one of my favorite data visualizations, an interactive chart of health supplements and the evidence supporting their effectiveness. The higher the balloon floats, the better the available evidence and the larger the balloon, the more popular it is on Google.
There's also a "worth it line" for glance-ability.