This episode discusses how modern drugs are tested to assure that they actually work and how that differs from "Alternative medicine drugs" because all evidence for them is anecdotal. The placebo effect is discussed and the placebo effect is the reason stringent testing is necessary.
Three discredited forms of alternative medicine are discussed. Those pushing fake medicine are criticized for using Buddhist symbolism in a comedy routine. Joking about things clouds the messages.
Bill Nye admits that some of modern medicine comes from alternative medicine.
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