Homeopathic hucksters. Nonsensical naturopaths. Anti-intellectual
anti-vaxxers. Slippery statisticians. The ‘journalists’
daring to declare meats as critically carcinogenic. And let’s
not forget – let’s not forget – fraudulent pharmaceutical
firms. - We chat to Ben on the eve of his Australian and New Zealand
Doctor Google is at it again with millions of people seeking its
Victorian film festival embroiled
in anti-vax, social media trainwreck
The Castlemaine Local and International Film Festival takes aim
and shoots itself in the foot while putting its foot in its mouth.
We find out why this festival is planning to screen an anti-vaccination
Mother who posted video of her baby is bullied
by anti-vaxxers online
The mother who posted a heartbreaking video of her five-week-old
baby choking for air after catching whooping cough has been bullied
online by trolls who say “vaccination is what caused her baby
to get sick”.
Maynard and Richard head for the Australian Museum to perfrom the
Mystery Investigators show as part in Sceince Week.
Maynard also chats to Catherine Beehag, the manager
of the festival and Alison from the University
Why Team USA’s use of cupping therapy
LIke all Australians, Dr Brad can get a bit carried away while
cheering for the green and gold at the Olympics. But lately it hasn’t
been the Aussie team causing him to yell at the TV. - by Dr
Chiropractor charged with breaching advertising
The Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) has
charged a New South Wales chiropractor with breaching advertising
requirements, alleging his website advertised chiropractic services
in a way that was likely to be false, misleading or deceptive.
Join the cast of the Skeptic Zone Podcast, and host of
special guests, in their first audio adventure as they board the
Australian Space Ship Solar Flare to fight
the forces of woo thoughout the galaxy!
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