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Oh John Edwards, how do you do it?

Skeptical Fails and Wins This Week

03 June 2012 by Melany Hamill

Hey there skeptifans. Here are the Fails and Wins you sent me this week. Liberia proves the power of prayer Yep, it’s proven folks. Actually, I think they have proven the power of organization, protest and political action. Why do we give so much credit to the supernatural? Thanks to Lorne for this link. Canadian […]

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Skeptical Fails and Wins This Week

13 May 2012 by Melany Hamill

Hey there skeptifans. Here are the Fails and Wins you sent me this week. Cutbacks Hurt a State‚Äôs Response to Whooping Cough Washington state has been feeling the effects of a pertussis outbreak, and cutbacks to the healthcare system have not helped. Thanks to Anna for this link. We’ve also seen an outbreak north of […]

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Skeptical Fails and Wins This Week

12 February 2012 by Melany Hamill

Hey there skeptifans. Here are the media Fails and Wins you sent me this week. Study Debunks Ionic Footbath Detox Claims Scott spotted this win in the Epoch Times. You may have heard of these ionic footbaths that claim to suck toxins out of you through your feet. The water turns brown as you use […]

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Skeptical Fails and Wins this Week

02 October 2011 by Melany Hamill

Hello skeptifans. Here are the Fails and Wins in the media last week.

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Skeptical Fails and Wins this Week

14 August 2011 by Melany Hamill

Hello skeptifans. Here are the Fails and Wins in the media last week. Ghostbusters go to work on P.E.I. Martin sent in this story. A mother-daughter team is going to work in P.E.I. to help people with hauntings. Their services are free, but they are still looking for their first client. At least this pair […]

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Skeptical Fails and Wins This Week

10 July 2011 by Melany Hamill

Hello skeptifans. I hope you are all enjoying the summer. Here are the Fails and Wins in the media last week. Paying Homage to Darwin in an Unconventional Format: Rap The New York Times had a great writeup on Baba Brinkman’s show, The Rap Guide to Evolution. Vancouver skepticampers were treated to a fantastic performance […]

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Skeptical Fails and Wins This Week

Skeptical Fails and Wins This Week

17 April 2011 by Melany Hamill

Hello Skeptifans. It’s a beautiful day for skeptical Fails and Wins. MS vein blocking doubted Erik and Lorne both sent in this story. Dr. Zamboni’s MS “Liberation” therapy was big news this year, with patients flocking to get the treatment despite the evidence being only preliminary. A new study has been published showing that the […]

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Skeptical Fails and Wins This Week

Skeptical Fails and Wins This Week

05 December 2010 by Melany Hamill

Hello skeptifans. December is upon us. If you don’t hear from me next week, it’s likely that I was trampled by Christmas shoppers. I live near one of the largest malls in Canada, and it’s getting a little crazy here. Hopefully nothing like this happens. Apocalypse 2012 David sent this link about the 2012 Apocalypse. […]

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Skeptical Fails and Wins This Week

Skeptical Fails and Wins This Week

28 November 2010 by Melany Hamill

Hi Skeptifans. I can’t believe December is almost here! 2010 will be over in a flash. Thanks for all of your support this past year. Gynecologists debunk hormone therapy scare David found this win in the Vancouver Sun. This article on hormone therapy to treat the symptoms of menopause gets down to the facts. There […]

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I’ve got a good feeling about this.

Skeptical Fails and Wins This Week

14 November 2010 by Melany Hamill

Hello Skeptifans. This week, it’s all Wins. Anti-Aging Marion found this win on CBC Radio’s, The Current. They take on the subject of bio-identical hormones for anti-aging. Suzanne Somers has made this treatment famous with her Oprah appearances and book tour. However, the evidence that it works just isn’t there. And worse than that, taking […]

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