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The first of (I hope) many very bad days for antivaccinationists in 2009

It looks like I’ve been sucked into another streak again. Regular readers know that examining the claims of the antivaccine movement with skepticism, science, and critical thinking has been a theme of this blog from the very beginning. If there’s one thing I’ve learned over the last four years, it’s that vaccine news seems to […]

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Antivaccine nonsense Autism Complementary and alternative medicine Humor Medicine Quackery

The pharma conspiracy acts against a threat

It was a nondescript room, a board room much like board rooms found in corporate offices across the length and breadth of the U.S., or even around the world. There was the tasteful built-in wood bookshelves loaded with books and journals, for instance. Given the nature of this company, the journals included titles such as […]

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Antivaccine nonsense Autism Complementary and alternative medicine Medicine Quackery

When cluelessness about clinical research attacks

If you leave aside the problem with the Autism Omnibus trial, which has just entered its second week, that annoys me the most, namely a hypothesis so poorly supported by science and so badly argued by a panoply of nonexperts could make it so far in our legal system and possibly even endanger the Vaccine […]

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Antivaccine nonsense Autism Cancer Clinical trials Complementary and alternative medicine Medicine Quackery Skepticism/critical thinking

Dan Olmsted joins Mike Adams in abusing Breast Cancer Awareness month for his own purposes

Having gotten into the whole idea of blogging about peer-reviewed research yesterday and even using a spiffy new icon to denote that that’s what I’m doing, originally I had planned on looking up another interesting article or pulling one from my recent reading list and blogging about it. Then, realizing that Breast Cancer Awareness Month […]

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