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Yesterday, an odd shape appeared in the sky over Leamington Spa near Warwick, England. Weather experts have been baffled by a black ring which appeared in the sky above Leamington Spa on Friday evening. Schoolgirl Georgina Heap was playing tennis … Continue reading
The past 50 years or more have seen a constant struggle for reproductive rights for women. It has been a battle that has been constant with some progress made and attempts to remove those rights sometimes winning. Recently, it seems … Continue reading
Bryce Wylde is a well known Canadian promoter of homoeopathy and other forms of Naturopathic medicine. However, despite how CBC legitimizes him and his unfounded beliefs, he is not a medical expert. On Skeptic North, I have re-posted an open … Continue reading
For people who never paid any attention in chemistry class, if indeed they ever attended any. It’s all fucking chemicals, and organic has a real meaning, perhaps just not just the one you think.
It must be so easy being a naturopath writing a column in a newspaper. You are under no constrictions to source any material or provide useful medical advice. If only responses could be so easy. Important note, I am not … Continue reading
The Philippines recently passed legislation to provide free contraception to poor Filipinos and, as you would expect, the Catholic Church fought it tooth and nail. Over 80% of Filipinos are members of the Roman Catholic Church, but that doesn’t stop overwhelming support … Continue reading
In a report that should surprise no one, a draft paper by Australia’s National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) concluded that homoeopathy is useless. The committee, composed of physicians, pharmacists, and academics, worked under the following guidelines:
We all know the story of Noah and his ark. The latest interpretation of the myth is currently the top box-office movie. But what if Noah really did have two of everything? Before antibiotics too.
I have severe depression, and I have had a heart attack. Yes, my father was only in his mid-fifties when he had his first, so I had some genetics against me. However, I had also been taking anti-depressants and anti-psychotics … Continue reading
There have been many serious criticisms levelled against pharmaceutical companies for hiding negative results and promoting dubious claims of efficacy and safety of the drugs they manufacture. They have been able to get away with this at least partly because … Continue reading