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Does Dr. Gifford-Jones Understand Science?

Does Dr. Gifford-Jones Understand Science?

04 February 2014 by Gem Newman

Dr. W. Gifford-Jones, a prolific syndicated pseudonymous newspaper columnist, has written yet another article on the purported dangers of “radiation” from electronic devices. Well known to Canadian skeptics for advocating placebo cures, blaming “dirty electricity” for a host of common ailments, and promoting accusations that Health Canada is “terrorizing” the proprietors of health food stores, […]

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Magda Havas’ New EHS Study Has Serious Flaws

09 November 2010 by Michael Kruse

Dr. Lorne Trottier, a CFI Science advisor and electronics engineer, and his colleaque Harvey Kofsky have graciously allowed Skeptic North to cross-post their recent appraisal of Magda Havas’ recently published study,  which purports heart rate effects from a domestic cordless telephone.  The following is a reprint from his website www.emfandhealth.com where a wealth of information […]

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Skeptical Fails and Wins This Week

19 September 2010 by Melany Hamill

Happy Sunday Skeptifans.  I’m enjoying a rainy Sunday in my pj’s, and I have a great roundup of Fails and Wins this week. Patients’ anecdotes are not evidence This win comes from the Ottawa Citizen. It compares the anecdotes about Zamboni’s experimental MS treatment to those that led to the hysteria around silicone breast implants. […]

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Skeptic Fails and Wins This Week

12 September 2010 by Melany Hamill

Hello skeptifans!  I’ve got a great roundup of up skeptical Fails and Wins sent in from across Canada. Dirty electricity is making us sick Gem from Winnipeg found this treasure in the Winnipeg Free Press.  Here’s how it starts: Are you feeling tired, suffer from sleepiness, depression, increased irritability, unexplained aches and pains, headaches, skin […]

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