A recent peer-reviewed paper that autism rates have tripled, and you just know some people will blame vaccines. But this paper doesn’t link autism to vaccines, it just says that the rates have tripled in the New Jersey and New… Read More »Autism rates have tripled — it’s still not caused by vaccines
I decided to write a three-part article here that partially describes how they make their case, not necessarily why humans accept it so easily. I’m not a psychiatrist, and I certainly don’t play one on TV. I thought we should… Read More »How pseudoscience makes its case. Part 1.
In one corner, we have Jenny McCarthy, former Playboy Playmate of the Year, Dr. Andrew Wakefield, and pseudoscience with an extra dose of quackery. In the other corner, we have the Centers for Disease Control, the Institute of Medicine for… Read More »Who are you going to believe about vaccines
Listen Up, Baby: Whooping Cough Cases On The Rise Among NYC Infants, Say Health Officials | New York Daily News
Listen Up, Baby: Whooping Cough Cases On The Rise Among NYC Infants, Say Health Officials | New York Daily News. This is a consequence of the drop in vaccination rates for whooping cough. this is a preventable disease. But it… Read More »Listen Up, Baby: Whooping Cough Cases On The Rise Among NYC Infants, Say Health Officials | New York Daily News
Failed herpes vaccine puzzles virologists : Nature News & Comment. Bad news, but there appears to be a few other vaccines in early testing. As an aside, whenever I read from the anti-vaccination crowd how vaccines aren’t tested, note that… Read More »Failed herpes vaccine puzzles virologists
A Skeptical Raptor’s native environment is the jungles of the internet, where junk science, pseudoscience, myths, logical fallacies, and outright lies survive unchecked. The Raptor has evolved over several million years to hunt down these anti-science prey, scaring them away… Read More »Welcome to my world