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EDITOR’S NOTE: Dr. Atwood, who would normally be scheduled to post today, is on vacation. Consequently, we are publishing the following guest post by...

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    There are no measurements done in any number of dimensions that assists in the treatment of TS. The practice he is hinting at is based in the garbage beliefs of NUCCA members: https://t.co/HSfQWLyXE8 - view on twitter

Distrust of COVID-19 vaccines has lead to spillover of distrust to all childhood vaccines, and antivaxxers are...

A preprint from Thailand gives us more information about vaccine-associated myocarditis in younger people, but should not be weaponized by antivaccine activists as a...

Sleep deprivation is a serious health and academic concern for teenagers. A new study adds more support for calls to push back school start...

Andrew Wakefield’s antivaccine propaganda film VAXXED claims that MMR vaccination causes autism in African American boys. Unfortunately, this is not the first time Wakefield...

There is something in molecular biology and genetics known as the “central dogma.” I must admit, I’ve always hated the use of the word...

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    Again, the consequence of The Secret being the central dogma of alternative medicine is that if you are unhealthy, it's your fault. If the treatment fails, it's because you didn't do it right or didn't want to be healed badly enough. https://t.co/ouj65GDzYP - view on twitter

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The Oprah-fication of medicine - 1 week

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When it comes to quackery, Oprah really is the Queen of All Media. The Secret, Dr. Phil, “America’s Quack” Dr. Oz, and Jenny McCarthy...

After a few years off, this is the third and final installment in a long running series of posts tackling the claims made by...

Two new studies were published last week that strongly support a natural zoonotic origin for COVID-19 centered at the wet market in Wuhan, China....

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    I’m getting a number of responses to yesterday’s post on #lableak along the lines of, “I don’t normally go in for conspiracy theories,” followed by conspiracy mongering and links to material supporting conspiracy theories. Funny, isn’t it? https://t.co/utnleF6oy7 - view on twitter

Antivaxxers have always written dubious scientific review articles to try to make their wild speculations about vaccine science seem credible. Usually such articles wind...