Respectful Insolence

Archives for November 12, 2009

Over two weeks ago, I wrote a rather withering assessment of a truly bad article published by one of my favorite magazines, a magazine to which I’ve subscribed continuously since the mid-1980s. I’m referring, of course, to Shannon Brownlee’s and Jeanne Lenzer’s execrable article about the H1N1 vaccine entitled Does the vaccine matter? I have…

I detest Holocaust denial. Relative newbies who haven’t been reading this blog that long may be wondering why I, a physician, booster of science-based medicine, and scourge of the anti-vaccine movement (well, at least in my mind, anyway) would blog about Holocaust denial, but in actuality my interest in combatting Holocaust denial predates my interest…