That mugwort steaming is hot air

11 May 2015 - 02:07 By ©The Sunday Telegraph

The poster girl of celebrity pseudo science, Gwyneth Paltrow has advocated everything from superhuman exercise routines to mugwort intimate steaming. To her 2.1 million Twitter followers she is the figurehead for the pop culture phenomenon of celebrity authority over medical fact.Canadian academic and author Professor Timothy Caulfield takes issue with it all in a new book called Is Gwyneth Paltrow Wrong About Everything?"I would love to sit down with Gwyneth, have some green tea and talk scienc...

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