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Archives for April 10, 2009

If there’s one concept that seems to cross many “disciplines” of woo (a.k.a. “alternative medicine,” a.k.a. “complementary and alternative medicine,” a.k.a. CAM) is the concept of some sort of “life force” or “life energy.” It is true that life does depend upon the utilization of energy, specifically chemical energy. That’s what biologists and biochemists mean…

…our Skeptics’ Circle host for this week, The Lay Scientist, had some technical issues with his blog. It should be forthcoming later today…

Whatever you think of President Obama’s economic stimulus package, there’s one thing that I, at least, am happy to learn about it: Vice President Joe Biden announced today that the Obama Administration will make $2.3 billion available for crucial health and human services programs that help to provide care for children and prevent disease. States…