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Skeptics give FDA a smack upside the head about Burzynski

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The Center for Inquiry has requested in a letter to the head of the Food and Drug Administration requesting a reversal on its decision to green-light clinical trials of Dr. Stanislaw Burzynski. Stop Burzynski’s Dangerous Cancer Treatments, Science Advocates tell FDA | Center for Inquiry. The letter can be read here [PDF]. It states: It is our understanding…

FDA: You need to stop enabling Burzynski

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Dear FDA: You need to get your butt in gear and protect people. Signed, Us. In a press release today, the same day a science-based blog announces another former Burzynski patient has died, the Center for Inquiry announces a jointly signed letter calling for the US FDA to do their job correctly. Coalition of Experts to…

Dr. Paul Kurtz, philosopher, skeptic, humanist, has died

Dr. Paul Kurtz (1925-2012)

Paul Kurtz, skeptic and humanist, has died at age 86. Kurtz was at the forefront of the modern skeptical movement. He founded the Center for Inquiry, the Council for Secular Humanism, CSICOP which later became the Committee for Skeptical Inquiry and Prometheus Books. American Atheists first posted on their Facebook page of his passing. American…

Canadian skeptics to protest Sylvia Browne in Kelowna

Here is a letter to the editor about an upcoming appearance by Sylvia Browne: Kelowna Capital News – Incensed over psychic’s appearance in Kelowna. Kelowna’s Community Theatre is about to welcome such a business person—Sylvia Browne. She calls herself a psychic and claims to be able to communicate with the dead and with angels. There…