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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

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

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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Skeptical Fails and Wins This Week

21 November 2010 by Melany Hamill

Hello skeptifans.  The snow has finally come to my fair city, so I will be hibernating for the next few months.  But, I managed to crawl out of bed to bring you your Fails and Wins this week. Science still can’t explain the colour red Art sent in this article from the Globe and Mail. […]

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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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Skeptic Fails and Wins This Week

26 September 2010 by Melany Hamill

Good morning skeptifans.  What could make the weekend brighter? How about a roundup of skeptical Fails and Wins in the news this week. Antioxidants 101 This story showed up in Saskatoon’s The StarPheonix. When I read the title I was prepared for a load of Fail, but was pleasantly surprised to see this Win of […]

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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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