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  1. Crank “scientific” conferences: A parody of science-based medicine that can deceive even reputable scientists and institutions
    If there’s one thing that purveyors of pseudoscientific medical modalities crave, probably above all else, it’s legitimacy. They want to be taken seriously as Real Scientists. Of course, my usual reaction to this desire is to point out that anyone can be take seriously as a real scientis…
  2. Needles in the skin cause changes in the brain, but acupuncture still doesn’t work
    I don’t recall if I’ve mentioned it on SBM before, but I went to the University of Michigan. In fact, I didn’t go there just for undergraduate studies or medical school, but rather for both, graduating with a B.S. in Chemistry with Honors in 1984 and from medical school in 1988. In…