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Archives for August 5, 2008

A new venue for the ScienceBlogs Meetup!

Remember how I mentioned that the venue for the ScienceBlogs Readers Meetup was going to be changed? Well, the new venue has been announced: The new spot will be at a bar on the west side called Social. Seed has reserved a room in the back, and it’s three floors in case we need even…

Bizarrely enough, Suzanne Somers has been a common topic of discussion on this blog since the very beginning. Indeed, in one of my earliest substantive posts, way back in December 2004 when I had just started this blog on Blogger, I used her as an example of how misleading breast cancer testimonials can be. At…

Yesterday, there was a press release announcing the “Vaccinate Your Baby” campaign being promoted by the American Academy of Pediatrics and Every Child by Two. This morning in New York, there will be a press conference to unveil the initiative, described thusly: Every Child By Two (ECBT) and the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) are…