ScienceSkepticism

Ask Surly Amy: HPV Vaccine For Adults

Dear Surly Amy, I’m (very nearly) a 30 year old woman who has only had a handful of sexual partners in my life; only one of them entailing vaginal penetration. …

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Ask Surly Amy: Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Vaccine

Dear Surly Amy, My sister wonders if she should get her daughters the Gardasil vaccine. My instinct is that she should, though I am also hesitant to recommend or take …

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Activism

Helping To Make the World Safer and Whooping Cough; A Case Study

The Skepchicks and the Women Thinking Free Foundation are hosting a FREE TDaP Vaccine Clinic at The Amazing Meeting in Vegas! When and Where: The clinic will be Saturday July …

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The Free Speech B.S. is strong in this one…

Recently, Skepchick Elyse wrote about an anti-vaccine ad being played in Times Square in New York City, and started a worthy campaign to have the ad removed. In response, a …

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Wakefield. No medical license. No conscience.

Last week, Andrew Wakefield traveled to Minneapolis to meet with Somali parents. It was a closed door meeting. No media allowed. But I think we can safely assume that he …

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Bill Gates on Vaccines

“Well, Dr. Wakefield has been shown to have used absolutely fraudulent data. He had a financial interest in some lawsuits, he created a fake paper…” Ummm, pardon me but I …

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Christmas Tees!

I promise, soon I’ll talk about at least one thing that’s not vaccine related. Really, I’m actually into other things… I’ll even take requests for other topics. Hey! I have …

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Skeptical Ninjas Undercover: Jamie and Buffy and the Autism Expo

Last weekend was a busy weekend for the Women Thinking Free! While I was here blogging and tweeting my life away (or it seemed like I was, but I still …

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