Here’s your Canadian Atheist Weekly Update for 10-Dec-2016 to 16-Dec-2016.
According to Buzz Feed News,”Bill Maher Just Promoted The Unproven Goat Milk HIV Therapy That Charlie Sheen Got In Mexico” and Buzz Feed includes the video to prove it: Oh Bill, you disappoint us again.
Finally some good news in a legal case that up-to-now has been heart wrenching and frustrating. I’m of course referring to the case of JJ, the First Nations girl whose mother decided last Fall to replace her chemotherapy treatment (a treatment that gave her a 90-95% chance of recovery) with traditional medicine, mostly … Continue reading
On April 16, the Canadian Medical Association Journal published an article advising of an opportunity to inform government of “what information people want about drugs, how it should be available and who should provide it. The survey is open to anyone.” There is a survey which takes approximately 15 minutes to complete … Continue reading
I’m not a big fan of Whole Foods (aka Whole Paycheque). It has, quite reasonably, been called a “Temple of Pseudoscience“, for its consistent peddling of all kinds of woo. They sell you everything you need to get the bad stuff out (with their assortment of intestinal cleanses), and then … Continue reading
When the new gods and the old meet to battle in Neil Gaiman’s book, American Gods, one new god appears as a tumour with scalpels sticking out of it. It seems uncanny to suggest that a tumour belongs in a pantheon of new deities but, we do tend to treat … Continue reading