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Archives for August 20, 2007

Placebo television

1-899-SCAMDOC? Want an double decker MRSAwich–with extra MRSA? Or how about prolotherapy? (But don’t forget the pixie dust!) (Via Kevin, MD.)

MRI for the detection of early breast cancer

After a lot of the not-so-Respectful Insolenceā„¢ of the last couple of weeks, I’ve been meaning to get back to living up to the name of the overall mega-blog, namely ScienceBlogs. Meeting up with my fellow SB’ers over the weekend in New York Fortunately, last week a topic just so happened to pop up related…

New York ScienceBlogger meetup

Yes, I was there on Friday and Saturday, when more than half of the present complement of ScienceBloggers (a.k.a. “SB’ers” or “Sciblings”) gathered in New York to meet, greet, and talk science, that is, between bouts of heavy drinking. (Fortunately, I was wise enough not to show up for the karaoke; if PZ’s description is…