Category: Science and Medicine

New CDC Data Confirms Continued Rise in Sexually Transmitted Diseases

A new batch of CDC data on chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis from 2020 has dropped and it doesn't look good.

/ April 15, 2022
The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

How to design high quality acupuncture trials: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

Acupuncture advocates have published guidelines for "rigorous" acupuncture randomized controlled trials. While that sounds good on the surface, the devil is in the details, which reveal that the dedication to scientific rigor is perhaps not so strong.

/ April 11, 2022

They Have Names, Part 2

"We share their names because their name is part of their story."

/ April 10, 2022

Malingering:  The Lord Voldemort of Medicine

Understanding of malingering isn’t advanced with acquiescence and silence

/ April 8, 2022

Race and COVID

I suspect the mass infection of unvaccinated children wouldn't have been openly championed if more White children died.

/ April 3, 2022

Caffeine Overdose Death Raises Question of Weak Regulations Across the Pond

A personal trainer in England died from a massive overdose caused by a deadly miscalculation aided by weak regulations of the sale of pure caffeine powder.

/ April 1, 2022

Videos Said to be “Proof” that Nonverbal Autistics Can Communicate by Spelling

The father of nonverbal autistic child believes videos constitute proof that other children with autism can communicate by by pointing to letters on a board held by a facilitator to spell out words. He is wrong.

/ March 29, 2022

Science Fiction at the Wall Street Journal

Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan famously said "Everyone is entitled to his own opinion, but not his own facts". It's my opinion that no child should die for lack of a vaccine. The editors of The Wall Street Journal disagree

/ March 27, 2022

The Stem Cell Ophthalmology Treatment Study (SCOTS): Part 2

Today we continue an analysis of a dubious stem cell clinical trial, with an examination of the clinic and personnel involved.

/ March 26, 2022

COVID and Our Warped Sense of Normal

Children are not supposed to die. This didn't used to be controversial.

/ March 25, 2022