Respectful Insolence

Archives for August 26, 2010

I don’t know if it’s confirmation bias, faulty memory, or if my individual impression is correct, but it seems to me that over the years I’ve been blogging that stories like this one seem to be becoming depressingly more common: Getting inoculated for diseases such as whooping cough and measles used to be a childhood…

Having taken note of my little missive yesterday about New York Times health reporter Tara Parker-Pope and her utter credulity towards the woo that is acupuncture, Dr. R. W. makes an observation: A number of years ago I ran across Science Education in Preparation for the Ministry. The premise of the document, written by pathologist…