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Entries from July 2010

Snyderman on Today

July 28th, 2010 · 6 Comments · Narrative

Tweet Dr. Nancy Snyderman is an unabashed defender of vaccines and, as medical editor for NBC News, a highly visible advocate for evidence-based medicine. Her zealous, no-nonsense attacks on anti-vaccine activists stand out from the lackluster and clueless reporting of others in the news and entertainment media.  She rightly pointed out, for instance, that among […]

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Tribune’s “Dubious Medicine”
series wins another award

July 7th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Critical thinking

Tweet The Chicago Tribune has earned honorable mention from the The Casey Medals for Meritorious Journalism for its year-long series on unproven and potentially harmful “treatments” for autism. Reporters Trine Tsouderos, Patricia Callahan, and George Papajohn “courageously challenge doctors who peddle alternative autism remedies to parents desperate for help,” said Casey’s press release “Through inquisitive, […]

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