Timothy Caulfield


Timothy Caulfield is a Canada Research Chair in Health Law and Policy at the University of Alberta and author of the book Relax Dammit! A User’s Guide to the Age of Anxiety (Penguin Random House, 2020).

23 Contributions
by Timothy Caulfield

An open letter to Alternative Medicine

Please, Alternative Medicine, stop using untrue assertions to justify your existence. You can’t fix the problems of the conventional system with unproven therapies and misinformation.

by Timothy Caulfield

We can’t fight pandemic with bad science

by Timothy Caulfield Blake Murdoch Michael Rudnicki

Medical colleges: Tell your members to stop providing unproven stem cell therapies

by Vanessa Milne Timothy Caulfield Joshua Tepper

Seven ways to talk to anti-vaxxers (that might actually change their minds)

by Karen Palmer Sachin Pendharkar Timothy Caulfield

Does eating more probiotic bacteria really make us healthier?

by Timothy Caulfield

Stem cell miracles don’t live up to the hype

by Vanessa Milne Timothy Caulfield Jill Konkin

IgG tests promise to reveal food sensitivities. But are they science or science-ish?

by Karen Palmer Timothy Caulfield Maureen Taylor

Is Canadian research falling prey to predatory journals?

by Timothy Caulfield

Hey Canada, let’s stop the homeopathy lie

by Vanessa Milne Jeremy Petch Timothy Caulfield

Is organic food healthier?

by Emily Stachera Jeremy Petch Timothy Caulfield

Obesity is killing us. So why can’t we do anything about it?

by Vanessa Milne Mike Tierney Timothy Caulfield

‘An imperfect tool’: The controversy over whether BMI is the best measure of obesity

by Wendy Glauser Timothy Caulfield

Is wisdom teeth removal really warranted?

by Wendy Glauser Timothy Caulfield Debra Bournes

Confused about the mixed messages on GMO foods? Here’s what the evidence says

by Wendy Glauser Sachin Pendharkar Timothy Caulfield

Should Canadian communities continue to fluoridate water?

by Vanessa Milne Mike Tierney Timothy Caulfield

Should pharmacies sell natural health products?

by Vanessa Milne Irfan Dhalla Timothy Caulfield

How Norway’s innovative library made high-quality health information free for everyone

by Sophia Ikura Timothy Caulfield Terrence Sullivan

Should patients be told about incidental findings from genetic testing?

by Vanessa Milne Terrence Sullivan Timothy Caulfield

Are food labels more sell than science?

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