Posted on April 14, 2008 by Ian Ramjohn
Orac suggests an alternative to “altie”: scientific medicine denialist. It makes sense – the shoe fits, so to speak; Orac takes a look at them in the context of Mark Hoofnagle’s definition of denialism.
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Posted on January 30, 2008 by Ian Ramjohn
Since it isn’t medicine, and “Quackademic medicine” is too snarky, what should we call alternative therapies? It’s definitely a must-read.
Orac:Reclaiming the linguistic high ground: Renaming “complementary and alternative” medicine and the power of language
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Posted on January 27, 2008 by Ian Ramjohn
Start here with Orac’s intro to David Calquhoon
Continue with Larry Moran’s introduction to the talk
And then get the meat of it from Post-Diluvian Diaspora
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