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  • Grant Ritchey { Jeff, Thanks for pointing out that the pineal gland has “rods and cones”. While this isn’t true, it won’t stop Woopeople from claiming it does…. } – Sep 14, 9:54 AM
  • MadisonMD { OK, 65% of companies audited are out of compliance… that doesn’t mean 65% of products. It could be a higher or lower fraction of products… } – Sep 14, 9:51 AM
  • WilliamLawrenceUtridge { You are one person and your experiences don’t generalize to the entire world.AHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA (gasp) AHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA Oh my, that’s some delightful hypocrisy delivered with the very… } – Sep 14, 9:21 AM
  • WilliamLawrenceUtridge { You are incredibly nasty. I am not a Christian but if I were I would despise you even more than I already do.Well that’s not… } – Sep 14, 9:19 AM
  • WilliamLawrenceUtridge { The history of China itself is pretty amazing, it’s kind of incredible that science wasn’t invented there. Joseph Needham produced an enormous volume of material… } – Sep 14, 9:14 AM
  • WilliamLawrenceUtridge { We were talking about nosy questionsDo you consider questions about bleach kept under the sink to be “nosy”? Why the irrational aversion to a simple… } – Sep 14, 9:09 AM
  • WilliamLawrenceUtridge { Even ignoring potential fluoride toxicities… does it really work?Yes. There are people who grew up with all the standard fluoridation, live in areas that fluoridate… } – Sep 14, 9:07 AM
  • Amadeus vob Hinterweh { It is not so much a matter of whether fluoride is harmful or not, but whether a government can force you to take a medicine… } – Sep 14, 8:53 AM
  • KayMarie { Show me evidence that improved septic systems did not substantially reduce disease more than inoculations. Show me Show me evidence that all the communities in… } – Sep 14, 8:48 AM
  • KayMarie { It is not possible to assume population statistics work at the level of the individual, or you know what would happen if they had taken… } – Sep 14, 8:27 AM
  • KayMarie { At the risk of looking like I’m asking if Dan has stopped beating his wife, yet… I hope Dan’s wife doesn’t go to the any… } – Sep 14, 8:19 AM
  • Daniel { Even ignoring potential fluoride toxicities… does it really work? There are people who grew up with all the standard fluoridation, live in areas that fluoridate… } – Sep 14, 8:08 AM
  • mouse { Yes, mice are people too. We are just very furry people with long tails and quite different anatomy and biology than human. Our compactness, whiskeriness… } – Sep 14, 7:55 AM
  • Jann Bellamy { Unfortunately, it appears naturopaths regard fluoride as one of the ubiquitous “toxins” they are always warning us about. Interestingly, the remedy for these “toxins” in… } – Sep 14, 7:14 AM
  • Chris Hickie { (sorry, I misspelled fluoride–my bad) } – Sep 14, 7:09 AM
  • Chris Hickie { Grant–the office where I’m practicing is set later this month to start doing flouride varnish. Even though we plan to stress multiple times to the… } – Sep 14, 7:08 AM
  • Brett Snodgrass, MD { I apologize it was a clinical trial. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23404447 Kind regards, -BrettMD } – Sep 14, 6:14 AM
  • Brett Snodgrass, MD { Dear Dr. Gorski, Please permit this comment to remain on your blog. You have attacked Burzynski based on his personal thinking that anti-neoplastins are just… } – Sep 14, 6:11 AM
  • Dan { He meant that if the vaccine is the cause this research showed it was only a risk to black children. } – Sep 14, 5:45 AM
  • Dan { I judge because people are choosing not to vaccinate and as a result endangering everyone else, particularly those who genuinely cannot be given vaccines, based… } – Sep 14, 5:38 AM
  • bernadette sullivan { In response to the comments in your article, here are some links you should read fully. Remember that the allopathic medicine you blindly follow exclusively… } – Sep 14, 5:26 AM
  • Jeff Rubinoff { A friend’s mother is anti-fluoride and thanks to her I am up on all the latest anti-fluoride (and Tea Party News Network) memes. Yeah, “burning… } – Sep 14, 5:20 AM
  • Jopari { Not all of these are always remembered by parents, and the pediatrician asks these because of this. Some parents unintentionally neglect their children, to make… } – Sep 14, 5:04 AM
  • Dan { Lifelong immunity from contracting childhood diseases is a myth. } – Sep 14, 4:56 AM
  • Jeff { “The 65% out of compliance figure came from all FDA audits, not just audits of small firms as you claim.” Precisely my point — 65%… } – Sep 14, 4:49 AM
  • Jopari { Sadly it doesn’t work that way, since whatever is pertinent to the subject at hand is so because it is, not because you think it… } – Sep 14, 4:43 AM
  • PMoran { Some medical concepts were easy for different cultures to develop independently of each other — e.g. herbalism/(pharmacology), because many herbs had obvious effects — also… } – Sep 14, 4:40 AM
  • Jopari { So something is only neccessary if it is legal? Just because you won’t be legally prosecuted doesn’t mean you have any less responsibility. } – Sep 14, 4:35 AM
  • Stephen H { Dan, there are plenty of fathers in jail who were quite comfortable with how they treated their children, and didn’t see a problem with it…. } – Sep 14, 4:03 AM
  • Jopari { Where did the gun show loophole show up in William’s comment? I believe that even though the author didn’t state EVERY single antiscience legislation, it… } – Sep 14, 4:01 AM
  • EBMOD { Quick note that ‘should’ was supposed to be ‘shouldnt’ with regards to legally blind individuals driving. I know it should be obvious via context, but… } – Sep 14, 2:23 AM
  • EBMOD { Im sorry, but you have an extremely fallacious understanding of medicine. I personally am a pediatric optometrist. You are not our customer. Your assertion that… } – Sep 14, 2:19 AM
  • Nell on Wheels { That’s more likely Shepherd Roee Singer, MD, who’s listed as a co-author on quite a few papers with other physicians at The Center for Integrative… } – Sep 14, 1:15 AM
  • MadisonMD { I am a breast cancer researcher. If so, you’ve failed miserably because you seem fairly old for a scientist who has yet to publish a… } – Sep 14, 12:36 AM
  • Chris { “I am a breast cancer researcher” I checked both medical programs on Hawaii and I can’t find you in their system. I checked your bio,… } – Sep 14, 12:20 AM
  • Sawyer { And they did not let bra-free in the study, so they could not come to any valid conclusions about bra wearing. (Need a bra-free control… } – Sep 14, 12:12 AM
  • Sydney Ross Singer { I am a breast cancer researcher. While this study was designed to oppose the several studies which show a significant bra-cancer link, it was a… } – Sep 13, 11:52 PM
  • Stephen H { Oops. “They” being the people who cry “socialist”. I had removed more demeaning terms, but did not clarify that part of my comment. } – Sep 13, 11:51 PM
  • Stephen H { It is good to see you won’t go to a scammer who promises “holistic health care”. Unfortunately that promise neglects the fact that your medical… } – Sep 13, 11:49 PM
  • MadisonMD { And even if there were absolute scientific proof that bras do not contribute to the breast cancer Happy to oblige with that proof. But first,… } – Sep 13, 10:57 PM
  • Sawyer { One could argue that Harriet and the rest of us here have even MORE respect for ancient cultures, because we recognize that all of the… } – Sep 13, 10:50 PM
  • Sawyer { Do you have an alarm set for when you have to come here and make your daily “atheist/materialist condescension” speech? You post it here like… } – Sep 13, 10:24 PM
  • MadisonMD { @Kev We now find there is a lot of effective “medicine” in Ayurvedic treatments now based on science, eg turmeric. Tumeric is one thing, not… } – Sep 13, 10:08 PM
  • MadisonMD { did you just put a HIPAA violation on your change.org page? SSR is impeccably careful so I’m certain there is a release on file in… } – Sep 13, 10:00 PM
  • Harriet Hall { If you think he is completely confident that one weak study settles the debate, you didn’t read carefully or understand what he wrote. And what… } – Sep 13, 9:48 PM
  • Nell on Wheels { So I don’t know. That’s the most accurate thing you’ve ever said. Maybe there’s hope for you after all. } – Sep 13, 9:47 PM
  • Harriet Hall { “The US government absolutely cannot be trusted” The objection about giving gun ownership information to the government is easily answered by not recording that information… } – Sep 13, 9:42 PM
  • WilliamLawrenceUtridge { Socialism: : a way of organizing a society in which major industries are owned and controlled by the government rather than by individual people and… } – Sep 13, 9:36 PM
  • n brownlee { Nobody said it was only your opinion. YOU”RE NOT LISTENING. } – Sep 13, 9:35 PM
  • whoa { Ok simba, agree to disagree. I have no problem with someone loving their bra. My problem is with the unscientific certainty of the blog author…. } – Sep 13, 9:35 PM
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