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Crack Your Back instead of a Vial of Vaccine?

17 May 2013 by Michael Kruse

A few weeks ago, my post on the anti-vaccination bias in the alternative medical community raised the ire of some readers when I suggested that chiropractors have been culpable in the spread of dangourous anti-vax rhetoric.  Some were incredulous at the suggestion that chiropractic as a practice originally included a denial of the germ-theory of […]

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Skeptic Fails and Wins this Week

Skeptic Fails and Wins this Week

25 April 2010 by Melany Hamill

Gentle touching key when chiropractors treat babies This article supports the claims by some chiropractors that spine adjustments can treat colic and other issues in babies. The article throws in a few snippets challenging these claims, but fails to ask the chiropractors any tough questions. They did find one medical doctor to say that the […]

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Skeptic Fails and Wins this Week

Skeptic Fails and Wins this Week

04 April 2010 by Melany Hamill

Always, Never, Usually, Often, Most, and More - Marion found this win from Grammar Girl podcast discussing how to write carefully about science. It includes some great advice, like being careful to distinguish “many” from “most”. You can check it out in podcast or written transcript. Stretching the Truth - Fred and Lorne both spotted […]

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