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Royal Society of Canada and Safety Code 6

Royal Society of Canada and Safety Code 6

05 April 2014 by Michael Kruse

This week, the Royal Society of Canada released a report by their Expert Panel on Safety Code 6.  Safety Code 6 is the Health Canada standard that sets recommended exposure limits for radio-frequencies. The last update was in 2013, and Health Canada wanted the RSC’s advice on the updates to make sure they were up […]

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Posted in Canada, Health Policy, Media11 Comments

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Local Cell Tower Hysteria

09 December 2011 by Marion Kilgour

Most of the cell phone / Wi-Fi hysteria seems to me like it’s been coming from the eastern provinces, although Edmonton has had some short-lived and ineffective campaigns to get Wi-Fi out of schools. But, this summer I got my first taste of local activism about cell towers. Initially, I was on board with the […]

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Posted in Alberta, Health Policy, Pseudoscience, Skepticism15 Comments

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Skeptical Fails and Wins This Week

16 January 2011 by Melany Hamill

Hello Skeptifans. My inbox was absolutely overflowing with Fails and Wins this week. Thanks to all of you who sent me links, and especially to those regulars who I see in my inbox every week. Doctor’s discredited vaccine-autism link leaves a legacy of preventable death and disease Fred and Lorne sent in this Win covering […]

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Skeptic Fails and Wins This Week

Skeptic Fails and Wins This Week

04 July 2010 by Melany Hamill

Are streaks fact or fiction? Erin spotted this skeptical baseball story about “streaks”. It’s an interesting read about the statistics and emotions behind winning streaks. No child cancer, cell tower link: study Marion spotted this story about the (lack of a) link between cell phone towers and childhood cancer. The story goes on to talk […]

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Skeptic Fails and Wins This Week

Skeptic Fails and Wins This Week

13 June 2010 by Melany Hamill

A lot of you were on the lookout for fails and wins this week!  Most of the articles were sent in by several different people.  Thanks for keeping a critical eye on these news stories and sending them in! Bloggers poke holes in latest acupuncture study Michael and Scott both spotted this win at CTV […]

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