Homeopathic remedies; Testing winter boots

Watch our investigation anytime on CBC Gem.

Watch our investigation anytime on CBC Gem.

How not to fight a cold / Are your winter boots too slippery?

6 months ago
Duration 22:30
Lab tests reveal which boots are safest on ice, and investigating homeopathic remedies sold at pharmacies

We found pharmacists working in some of Canada's top drugstores recommending homeopathic products.

These remedies are essentially sugar water or sugar pills without scientific backing, but those who buy them may have no idea as 95 per cent of Canadians don't actually know what homeopathy is.

Plus, we're testing popular boot brands for sale in Canada to see whether they live up to the claims to protect you from winter risks.

Watch our investigation anytime on CBC Gem (also available with Described Video).

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