Recently published 2020 American Cancer Society statistics show that overall cancer mortality continues to decline. In fact, it's declining faster than ever, thanks to science-based medicine and public health.
Andy Serwer of Yahoo! Finance interviewed Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. It did not go well. Serwer allowed RFK, Jr. to spew his antivax propaganda largely unquestioned.
The World Health Organization recently held its Global Vaccine Safety Summit. Antivaccine propagandist Del Bigtree cherry picked quotes to make it seem as though WHO scientists were questioning vaccine safety and made a video. Unfortunately, that video went viral. Fortunately, even those cherry picked quotes weren't very convincing.
A newly published systematic review of systematic reviews tells us what we've known. Acupuncture doesn't work for chronic pain.
UCHealth just published an article about acupuncture full of pseudoscientific claims. What is wrong with the University of Colorado? It looks like another academic medical center has fallen victim to quackademic medicine.
Contrary to advice from an antivaxxer whom we've met before, claiming anaphylaxis after vaccination is not a sure-fire way to get a medical exemption to school vaccine mandates.
"the goop lab" will premiere on Netflix on January 24. It's just the latest goop vehicle to sell quackery to women under the guise of "empowerment."
Orac continues to charge his Tarial cell. Fear not, he will soon return. Not much of 2020 shall pass without his doing what he does best here.
James Lyons-Weiler has published an analysis claiming that Paul Thomas' "Vaccine-Friendly Plan" is safer than the current CDC-recommended vaccine schedule because contains less aluminum. Unsurprisingly, The modeling behind the analysis is risibly incompetent. Same as it ever was.