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Apr 16 2014

Jenny McCarthy tries to scrub off the stink of ‘anti-vax’

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I’m heartened to read about Jenny McCarthy trying to claim she actually isn’t anti-vaccination. Not because her views have changed in response to overwhelming evidence – of course they haven’t – but because it means she’s aware that she’s being labelled as anti-vax and that it’s a bad thing. As a person whose loudly uninformed […]

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Apr 10 2014

Are you aware of homeopathy? It’s a good time to start!

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If you weren’t already aware of homeopathy, then congratulations! There’s no better time to learn all about this ridiculous scam. The inimitable Science-Based Medicine has an excellent and detailed primer on homeopathy; however, you don’t need to read the entire thing to understand the three main points: It’s literally just water

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Apr 16 2010

Victory

As you’ve probably already heard, the British Chiropractic Association has dropped its court case against Simon Singh following the overturning on appeal of the previous ruling against him, marking the end of an expensive and mostly pointless legal battle. Mostly pointless, because it has at least served to focus national attention on Britain’s hideously illiberal […]

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