05 March 2008

Airborne Cold Remedy = Snake Oil

Apparently the clinical trials that they manufacturer cited as proving its effectiveness to treat colds never really happened. Don't you hate it when the details get in the way of a good idea?

The good news for consumers (family, I'm looking at you) is that you can get some money back from the lawsuit that's just been settled. Here's a NYT blog explaining the whole deal.

Via BoingBoing

1 comment:

  1. I never thought the stuff was everything it said it was. I just couldn't believe that the semi-cure for the common cold was developed by a 2nd grade teacher under the radar, but now it's killing my placebo affect.