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On Autism: Whom to Trust, and Whom to Avoid Like the Plague

Autism is a significant source of controversy. Terrible people are using this as an opportunity to scare people, take their money, and put their children in danger. There are so many tales about how autism is caused–and how to treat it–that it can be stressful for parents just trying to make the right choices for […]

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How Chiropractors Do the Opposite of Helping

The following story is by guest author and science enthusiast Antonio Brady. My whole life, my family have been chiropractor enthusiasts. It started at a young age. Any ailment I had I would go to a chiropractor. One day I woke up, and my back was so stiff I couldn’t move. I missed school and […]

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Ten Facebook Pages You Need to Stop Sharing From Part 3

Let me tell you what this article isn’t. It isn’t a comprehensive review of the research involved in each of the topics below. It isn’t an attempt to fairly present both sides of an issue (science versus anti-science). A few readers from my prior articles (part 1 and part 2) are unclear about that. What […]

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Ten Facebook Pages You Need to Stop Sharing From Part 2

Countless charlatans are fleecing people worldwide. It’s nothing new. But now it seems that most of these assholes have a Facebook page. This is my second go at this. I received an overwhelming response to my first collection of Facebook pages, but that list was hardly comprehensive. Last year, my mother was suffering migraines all day, every day. It was a […]

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Ten Facebook Pages You Need to Stop Sharing From

A friend of mine shared an eyebrow-raising article on Facebook. The linked story was along the lines of “private planes stolen by terrorists in the Middle East, and an attack is imminent”. The sensible people among his friends good-naturedly mocked him. They ribbed him about how ridiculous the prediction was. And all you had to do […]