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Zika, Vaccines and Climate Change: Convergence of Right and Left Extremism

Jeff Schweitzer | Posted 01.27.2016 | Politics
Jeff Schweitzer

Consider two people circumnavigating the globe at the equator from the same starting point but moving in opposite directions; the two points furthest apart converge at the end where the journey began; so too here with anti-science zealotry on left and right: They merge together in a bond of extremism. Nowhere can this circle of delusion be seen better than with the emergence of the Zika virus, a mosquito-borne disease that can cause devastating brain damage in newborns.

A Lancet Breakthrough: Publishing About Faith and Health

Katherine Marshall | Posted 07.11.2016 | Religion
Katherine Marshall

On July 7, the renowned medical publication the Lancet launched a series of articles on faith and health, led by Ed Mills. Lancet Senior Executive Editor Bill Summerskill, made clear that this was a significant departure, a first.

Magazine Corrects Work Published 155 Years Ago

Posted 04.12.2013 | Media

One hundred and fifty-five years after it snubbed Dr. John Snow in his obituary, The Lancet is taking it back. The British medical journal noted t...

Countries Where Adult Death Rates Are Lowest (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Men around the world take note: if you are looking to live to a ripe old age, you best move to Iceland. According to a new study published last mont...

The Case FOR Homeopathic Medicine: The Historical and Scientific Evidence

Dana Ullman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dana Ullman

Because skeptics of homeopathy today indulge in spreading misinformation about homeopathy, this blog aims to set the record straight, and is packed with references to confirm the veracity of what is asserted.

The Lancet Retraction Changes Nothing

David Kirby | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
David Kirby

I believe that the public lynching and shaming of Dr. Wakefield is unwarranted and overwrought, and that history will ultimately judge who was right about a possible link between vaccination and autism.

Data Bombshell Crushes Congolese Death Reports

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Georgianne Nienaber

A bunker-busting academic data bomb has just been dropped on the long suffering Congolese people after the release of a report by the Human Security Report Project at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver.

Climategate Is a Smokescreen

Devra Davis, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Devra Davis, Ph.D.

Amidst the stolen email hoopla, one thing remains resoundingly clear: the manufactured scandal is part of a decades-long effort by special interests to discredit the work of climate scientists.