All Posts Tagged With "positive thinking"

Acupuncturist claims cervical cancer is for prostitutes

Acupuncturist claims cervical cancer is for prostitutes

27 January 2012 by Richelle McCullough

While doing some digging into the quackery of a local acupuncturist, I came across a sentiment that I found more than usually appalling. In her story of why she became an acupuncturist, she tells a melodramatic tale about a positive Pap smear test result that changed her life*. There’s all the usual makings of an […]

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Posted in Alberta, Alternative Medicine, Health, Medicine, Skepticism, Vaccines21 Comments

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Skeptical Fails and Wins This Week

30 January 2011 by Melany Hamill

Hello Skeptifans. Here’s your Fails and Wins in the media this week. A Fighting Spirit Won’t Save Your Life Anna sent in this Win. We often hear that positive thinking can help people recover from disease or injury faster. But there is no evidence that optimism helps at all. This story presents a quick history […]

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Posted in Skeptical Fails and Wins5 Comments