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The [Air]Borne Identity

We’ve all seen it lurking on the shelves of our local pharmacies and grocery stores. Airborne; the “get over your cold faster by boosting your immune system with herbs,” Alka-seltzer-esque …

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ActivismAnti-ScienceParentingScienceSkepticism

Offit and Mnookin: Vaccine Science, Realities, and Fears in the Popular Mind

Last Tuesday, I attended an event, sponsored by History of Vaccines, at The College of Physicians of Philadelphia – home of the Mutter Museum. Seth Mnookin, contributing editor for Vanity …

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Skepticism

AI: Birthdays

Today is my birthday. I’ll be at work, but I’m pretty much ok with that. Needless to say I would MUCH rather spend the day at home with my husband …

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Skepchick Quickies, 2.24

Good morning! I’m filling in for Amanda this morning, as she is recovering from a bender (lucky bitch). Researchers convince people they have three arms — then threaten them with …

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Afternoon InquisitionSkepticism

AI: Self Worth

I accomplished something awesome recently. I ran 3.1 miles (5K). To those of you who already do that on a regular basis, it may sound petty. However, it’s a big …

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Skepticism

AI: Parks & Recreation

I wish it were spring. At the very least, I wish it would stop freaking snowing all the god damn time. The snow and ice are seriously affecting my ability …

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Afternoon Inquisition

AI: A year of changes

You may have noticed this passed weekend that my daughter, Spencer, turned 1 year old. It was really exciting, and we had a pretty great party at our place in …

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Skepticism

AI: You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feelin’

There’s a lot of whispering going on about what is and is not appropriate in the military. The reasoning behind that is the recent Navy scandal involving Capt. Owen Honors …

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