What We’re Reading


We’re introducing a new feature: Here’s what Skeptic North authors are reading, or just find interesting. Like the feature? Don’t like it? Let us know in the comments.

Yoni Freedhoff debunks the recent story that eggs are worse than Double Downs. Alas, the Double Down is gone. My arteries are grateful.

No evidence alternative ‘cures’ work says Joe Schwarcz.

Canadian lawyer and pharmacist Jackie Campbell asks, Are Natural Health Products sufficiently regulated?

Does stress/plastic bottles/shift work/talcum powder/pesticides give you cancer? Myths busted over at Cancer Research UK.

Water fluoridation meets its Waterloo, in, Waterloo. (The Skeptic North take.)

Eat your placenta and show just how gullible you are from the Skeptical OB. Related: Afterbirth: It’s What’s For Dinner.

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  • Scott Gavura

    Scott is passionate about improving the way drugs are used. A pharmacist by background, Scott has a professional interest in improving the cost-effective use of drugs at the population level, while helping consumers make more informed decisions about their health. He blogs about pharmacy practice and questionable science at Science-Based Pharmacy and Science-Based Medicine. All views expressed by Scott are his personal views alone, and do not represent the opinions of any current or former employers, or any organizations or associations that he may be affiliated with. All information is provided for discussion purposes only, and should not be used as a replacement for consultation with a licensed and accredited health professional.