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Archives for July 17, 2006

Only two days left…

The time is rapidly approaching again. This Thursday, the latest edition of the Skeptics’ Circle, the only blog carnival that I’m aware of that is dedicated to skepticism and critical thinking, is scheduled to appear at Mike’s Weekly Skeptic Rant, which means you have only two days to get your best skeptical blogging to Mike,…

Via Kevin, MD, here’s a Washington Post article describing how the religious beliefs of health care practitioners result in the denial of care. Here are some examples:

Overcoming difficulties reporting science

Many of the bloggers here at ScienceBlogs lament about the woeful state of science knowledge among the U.S. public. This ignorance about the basics of science and the scientific method has been blamed on many things, whether it be the poor quality of science education in the public schools, an all-too-prevalent view of science as…

The History Carnival

The 35th History Carnival has been posted at air pollution. Enjoy!

It was a sad day when of the earliest and most prolific medbloggers, Medpundit retired from blogging a couple of months ago. However, like many of us, she’s found that she just can’t keep out of the blogospher, and, via Kevin, M.D. and GruntDoc, I’ve learned that she’s back: Well, it’s official. I’m a blogging…