Category: Announcements

Announcing a New Children’s Book that Promotes Critical Thinking

A new book teaches young children about critical thinking and evidence. It's not only educational but colorful and funny. Too many adults are like Henry, the little boy in the story who rejects clear evidence and persists in what he wants to believe.

/ August 2, 2022

Prince Charles and Alternative Medicine

Prince Charles is a strong advocate for alternative medicine and is proud to be "the enemy of the Enlightenment." For the first time, Edzard Ernst tells the full story of Charles' ignorance and folly.

/ February 15, 2022

The Dawning of Friends of Science in Medicine (FSM)

For over 10 years, Friends of Science in Medicine has been fighting quackery, fraud, and pseudoscience in Australia.

/ December 4, 2021

Book Review: Irreversible Damage: The Transgender Craze Seducing Our Daughters, by Abigail Shrier

This article has been retracted. See editors' notice and link to a more detailed explanation. Comments have been closed. If you wish to continue to comment, go to the more recent article linked to at the beginning of this post.

/ June 15, 2021

Announcement: The Society for Science-Based Medicine is becoming part of the Center for Inquiry

The Society for Science-Based Medicine is no more. Long live the Society for Science-Based Medicine as part of the Center for Inquiry.

/ August 17, 2020

 European Manifesto Against Pseudo-Therapies

A new organization in Spain is trying to protect patients from becoming victims of pseudoscience. They have prepared a manifesto.

/ January 28, 2020

The floor is yours

What topics would you like to see covered at Science-Based Medicine? Open thread today for your suggestions and comments.

/ August 22, 2019

Brief Announcement: Price of Consumer Health Book Has Been Slashed

The price of the textbook Consumer Health: A Guide to Intelligent Decisions has been reduced to $9.99 on Amazon.

/ March 16, 2019

Science-Based Medicine in the New Year

As 2018 ends, the managing editor of Science-Based Medicine comments on the future of SBM.

/ December 31, 2018

Happy Thanksgiving from SBM!

Today is Thanksgiving in the U.S. and SBM is taking the day off. Have a wonderful holiday!

/ November 22, 2018