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Antivaccine nonsense Medicine

A blast from the past: Jake Crosby retracts his antivax criticism of an MMR study

One quirk of having blogged so long is that sometimes cranks you’ve blogged about reappear after a long disappearance. So it was when antivax wunderkind Jake Crosby retracted a bogus critique of a study that failed to find a link between MMR vaccines and autism.

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Cancer Medicine Quackery

FitScript™: Yet more “functional” cancer quackery

Perusing the hellscape that is what Twitter has degenerated into as X, I found an alternative cancer cure testimonial, which led me into “functional health” nonsense that I hadn’t encountered before. Introducing FitScript™, “functional” cancer quackery.

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Antivaccine nonsense Medicine

Antivax tech bro Steve Kirsch “reinvents” challenging a scientific consensus

Tech bro turned antivax propagandist Steve Kirsch reinvents how to challenge a scientific consensus, basically offering $1 million to reinvent the wheel.

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Medicine Popular culture Quackery

The Washington Post flubs it with an advertorial on IV drips

A couple of weeks ago, the New York Times’ botched “vaccine injury.” Unfortunately, The Washington Post botched discussing “IV drips” even worse.

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Antivaccine nonsense Medicine Pseudoscience Quackery

The FLCCC bestows the fake title of “senior fellow” to twelve antivax quacks

The COVID-19 quacks and grifters at the FLCCC have named twelve quacks as “senior fellow,” the better to further antivax conspiracy theories and, of course, grift.