All posts by Benjamin Mazer

Benjamin Mazer, MD is a resident in pathology at Yale-New Haven Hospital. His views are his own, and don’t represent those of his employer. You can reach out to him at @BenMazer on Twitter.

Reporting on the edge: Authority, dog whistles, and the politics of the unknown

Beatrice Golomb, MD, has appeared in the news arguing "mysterious symptoms" experienced by Cuban diplomats are due to electromagnetic radiation. Though quoted by The New York Times and published in a peer-reviewed journal, are her opinions credible?

/ September 28, 2018

Bad Faith: When conspiracy theorists play academics and the media for fools

Does a recent study of changes in brain cancer rates indicate we should fear our cell phones? Or does the problem lie elsewhere?

/ July 16, 2018