Archives for July 11, 2012

Comedians and Society

George Carlin was ahead of society. He led freethinkers, skeptics, others. Think of all those clips from George Carlin routines that we play today as reference to important, vibrant, current ideas. Those clips are always years old, sometimes decades. Something similar could be said of Louis Black. Ellen. There are others. Recently we have seen…

Science Based Pharmacy

Available now for download: Skeptically Speaking #171 Ask A Pharmacist We’re back live this week, and we’re giving you the chance to Ask a Pharmacist. Ontario pharmacist Scott Gavura is the founder and editor of Science-Based Pharmacy, and a contributor to Science-Based Medicine. He’ll be answering audience questions for the full hour. Click Here and…

NPR: Your Headline Offends

I am not happy with this NPR title: Will Medicaid Bring The Uninsured Out Of The Woodwork?. Dear New York Times: The uninsured are not in the woodwork. They are in pain. They are in trouble. They are in debt. They are not in the woodwork. Cockroaches are in the woodwork. The uninsured are not.…