Quackwatch.com appears to be a thinly veiled front for the American Medical Association. Its principal, Stephen Barrett, discredits every kind of alternative therapy simply because it is non-medical. Barrett’s favorite ploy is to attack the personalities of alternative practitioners.
Medical doctors are the third leading cause of death in the U.S., whose errors are estimated to cause over 250,000 deaths annually. To date, there have been zero documented deaths attributable to alternative therapies (e.g., chiropractic, naturopathy, homeopathy, holistic nutrition). Who are the real quacks?
Quackpotwatch.org claims to have details of a Quackwatch conspiracy.