Science-Based Medicine - A daily stop! The medically trained Science-Based Medicine team is dedicated to advocating for high scientific standards in health care, evaluating medical treatments and products of interest to the public in a scientific light. SBM provides a much needed “alternative” perspective to medical information online — the scientific perspective.
Doubtful News – Your place to get a measured perspective on weird news. Visit everyday to see a rational take on news about alt med, pseudoscience, anomalies and the paranormal. Check with DN when you are a bit skeptical about that latest viral post on social media or want the latest on that extraordinary claim in the news. Get insight on these topics that the mainstream media just doesn’t have.
Practical Skepticism – A new public outreach effort for everyday critical thinking skills. Many people have no idea what it means to apply skepticism or the value that such a skill has in everyday life. PS is a friendly approach to popular topics that deserve a critical treatment. It’s the type of info you can share with your work colleagues, family and friends without sounding dismissive. Everyone needs to apply some practical skepticism in their lives.
Respectful Insolence – Controversial and entertaining, Orac’s Respectful Insolence is a no apologies repository of ramblings on medicine and quackery, science and pseudoscience, history and pseudohistory, politics, and whatever else has pushed his buttons today. Is there a epic medical fail in the news today? You won’t want to miss RI’s expert colorful take on what went down.
Exposing Pseudoastronomy - You can keep following Dr. Stu as he focuses on astronomy education, especially correcting misconceptions and helping people better understand what your tax dollars and researchers can do in space.
Consumer Health Digest - With William London, the digest is a free weekly e-mail newsletter edited by Stephen Barrett, M.D. It summarizes scientific reports, legislative developments, enforcement actions, other news items, web site evaluations, recommended and non-recommended books, research tips, and information relevant to consumer protection and decision-making.