Archive for June, 2010

From the same cartoonist that brought you The Facts in the Case of Andrew Wakefield, Darryl Cunningham now brings you The Story of Homeopathy. If you don’t want to read all the prior SBP posts on homeopathy, Darryl’s comic pretty much sums it up.


A few short updates on topics of interest to SBP visitors. I was on the Skeptically Speaking radio show a few weeks ago discussing vitamins. If you missed the live broadcast, you can download the podcast here. I’ll be blogging about the vitamins soon.  For a preview, here’s a nice summary of the evidence supporting […]


With the warnings this week in Canada and the United States about the risks of dosing errors with vitamin D drops, I thought it was an appropriate time to discuss dose measurement as barrier to science-based care.  Dosing errors are the among the most common and most preventable causes of adverse drug events in children.  […]


Today’s post is from a pharmacist who blogs under the pseudonym Avicenna, who looks at how to bring evidence to bear on decision-making. With this post Avicenna officially joins SBP as a contributor. Go check out his bio and his prior posts. I am a community pharmacist who spends little time practicing evidence-based pharmacy. Most […]


Find out, at my post over at Science-Based Medicine.


This Friday, June 11, I’ll be appearing on the Skeptically Speaking radio show, answering your questions about vitamins. Call in, listen online, or submit your questions in advance. I promise an interesting discussion.


Should an evidence standard be applied to products sold in pharmacies? Whether you’re a health professional or a consumer, I’m seeking your input. Join the discussion over at Science-Based Medicine.



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