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Medicine

Last Call For The Skeptics’ Circle

The 30th Meeting of the Skeptics’ Circle is scheduled to appear at Paige’s Page on Thursday, March 16. It’s less than two days away. But, even more importantly, the deadline is less than 24 hours away. Submissions are due Wednesday night. Get them to Paige by tomorrow night if you want your skepticism to be […]

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Medicine

Grand Rounds, vol. 2, no. 25

Grand Rounds, vol. 2, no. 25 has been posted over at GeekNurse. It’s time once again to enjoy the best medical blogging from the last few weeks.

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Medicine Politics Pseudoscience Quackery

The Journal of American Physicians and Surgeons: Medical “science” as dubious as it gets

The Association of American Physicians and Surgeons appears to be a legitimate medical professional group. It’s not. It’s a far right wing group of doctors masquerading as a professional society. Its journal reflects that by being packed with pseudoscience and antivaccine misinformation.

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Complementary and alternative medicine Medicine Science

Applying science to green tea

It occurs to me that I haven’t done much straight science blogging lately. Yes, debunking pseudoscience and quackery is fun, useful, and has the potential to educate people about how science is misused, but this is ScienceBlogs. Since arriving here four weeks ago, I haven’t fulfilled my quota of science blogging, and it’s time to […]

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Medicine

What some people will do for fun

Given the spring-like weather we’ve been enjoying the last couple of days, I happened across a reminder of what the weather was like just a few weeks ago. I’ve never understood the attraction of doing this for fun. To me it looks profoundly unpleasant at best. Insanity.

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