What We’re Reading

Another remarkable vaccine success: Children’s rotavirus vaccine all but wipes out U.S. cases.

From Cancer Research UK: Fruit and vegetables are good for general health but have little effect on cancer.

“Fat Burner No. 1″ may have a strange side effect.

There is no antivaccine movement? Tell Elyse.

Evidence. A seductive but slippery concept.

What we’re listening to: AM 770′s  Rob Breakenridge Redux speaking with medical physicist Dr. Marc MacKenzie on what the science says about cellphone and wifi risk.  (The Skeptic North take is here, here, here, and here.)

What’s the harm in ghost hunting? A vandalized church.

One Response to “What We’re Reading”

  1. Thanks for the link guys! As of Thursday night, the Marc MacKenzie interview is on page 4 of our podcast page (when new ones are uploaded, it bumps the old ones)

    http://www.am770chqr.com/Station/Episodes.aspx?PID=1022&pn=4

    Or, just go back to Nov. 24.

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