Daily Archives: November 10, 2012

Leftover Links for November 10, 2012

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Leftover links for today, there are some DOOZIES in this edition. DO NOT MISS this piece by Bob Blaskiewicz on the Burzynski clinic. Stanislaw Burzynski and the Antineoplaston Scam And now…a profoundly embarrassing news story. This one is completely credulous and shows a lack of understanding about “energy”, dowsing rods and physics. Really awful. ‘Black…

Girl really steps in it, but survives

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California teen steps into rattlesnake nest, survives | Reuters. A teenage California girl searching for a cell phone signal to call her mother in a rural area outside San Diego inadvertently stepped into a nest of rattlesnakes and was bitten six times, but survived. The 16-year-old, Vera Oliphant, spent four days in the intensive care…

Seeking experimental treatments: There is a difference between conventional trials and unconventional clinics

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An unusually balanced piece about cancer treatment options that makes a whole lot of sense even if it paints Burzynski’s treatment a bit too rosy. It’s more about seeking out those genuine trials that may be appropriate, why people will go far and why they are willing to try. Faced with a terminal diagnosis, North…

Broadcasting authority busy with TV3 psychics (Updated)

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TV psychics in trouble for all sorts of worrisome predictions for viewers. TV3′s psychics breach code again – The Irish Times. A claim from TV3 that pregnancy is not “strictly considered to be a health issue” has been dismissed by the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland as it upheld four complaints against the controversial Psychic Readings…