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Almost everyday I’m contacted by someone with a paranormal claim. Sometimes they phone me. A few years ago I received a call from a...

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Look, it’s not because President Yoweri Museveni is an Evangelical Christian leading a fundamentalist Christian nation (with some sprinkling of Islam thrown in for...

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Have you heard that eating whole lemons prevents cancer? Or that bathing in Himalayan salt rids the body of harmful toxins? That eating hijiki seaweed can delay hair graying? If...

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It's easy to find bad information about the safety of vaccines on the internet. That's, well, the internet. But what's scarier is that in many states,...

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Piers Howe from the Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences has debunked the myth of having a "sixth sense" -- also known as ESP --...

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For most of us, measles and whooping cough are diseases of the past. You get a few shots as a kid and then hardly...

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A man in Switzerland developed severe lead poisoning after undergoing an alternative medicine treatment — he took pills that he thought contained the hair...

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When doctors examined an X-ray image of the knees of a woman experiencing severe joint pain, they found a gold mine: hundreds of tiny gold acupuncture...

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There is nothing more likely to raise the hackles of any self-respecting rationalist than to be confronted with the latest celebrity story about the...

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Conscientious objection to childhood immunisation is on the rise as parents exploit a loophole in the new ''no jab, no play'' law that allows...