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Science Based Medicine – Your Best Shot At Truth

Regular readers of my blog will know that health fraud, misleading product and treatment claims, and deception of vulnerable populations (snake oil for cancer patients, for example) really get under my skin. For this reason, I’ve teamed up with a group of scientists and physicians to create a blog devoted to medical accuracy, transparency, and integrity in health reporting. It’s called Science Based Medicine, and we offer daily exposés of misleading health claims and practices. It’s a great way to learn about how to think critically – and to apply a scientific approach (rather than subjective and anecdotal) to discerning truth from error.

My contribution to the blogging team is to highlight online health fraud, scams, deception and misguided attempts to help consumers “live healthier lives.” I post once a week, every Thursday morning. Please head on over and check it out. It’s a great team of bloggers – and they’re looking out for you!

Here is a list of my recent posts:

A Shruggie Awakening: One Physician’s Journey Toward Scientific Enlightenment

Disintegrating Integrative Medicine: Lessons From Baking

When Further Research Is Not Warranted: The Wisdom of Crowds Fallacy

Knowledge Vs. Expertise: The View From Consumer Land

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  1. Shellee says:

    I checked out your articles on Science Based Medicine and I found them really interesting. It is a unique perspective for the internet. I look forward to reading more.

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