Doctors And Vaccination

April 18, 2010 at 7:15 pm (Anti-Vaccination, Dangerously Wrong) (, , , , , , , , , , , , , )

Dr Sarah Myhill’s website has a page on MMR vaccination that contains several untrue statements. I shall highlight some of the most obviously incorrect assertions and comment on each of them in this blogpost. Read the rest of this entry »

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Skeptical Voters: Grill Your MP

April 14, 2010 at 6:28 pm (Evidence, Politics) (, , , , , , , , , , , )

The Skeptical Voter website has some suggested questions for PPCs. I wanted to ask some slightly different questions, but the below queries are based on the Skeptical Voter’s suggestions. Read the rest of this entry »

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Homeopathy Awareness Week 2010

April 11, 2010 at 7:56 pm (Homeopathy) (, , , , )

It is currently WHAW – World Homeopathy Awareness Week – so let’s be aware. Read the rest of this entry »

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Simon Singh and the British Chiropractic Association

April 1, 2010 at 4:35 pm (Alternative Medicine, Chiropractic, Law, Legal Chill) (, , , , , , , )

Having co-authored a book about alternative medicine with Edzard Ernst, popular science writer Simon Singh penned an article for the Guardian about one of the alternative therapies covered in the book. The article was published at a time when chiropractic was being promoted. This newspaper article then became the subject of a complaint from the chiropractic association, the BCA. Read the rest of this entry »

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