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Challenging nonsense at the intersection of science communication and consumer protection. Evidence-based reasoning with a compassionate approach.

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Merseyside Skeptics Christmas Party
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Latest Podcasts

Episode #368

Skeptics with a K Mike looks at the popular US supplement Prevagen, and Marsh reports on what happened when he and Alice visited another Mind Body Spirit festival. Meanwhile, Marsh and Mike go to watch some Shakespeare.

Episode #054 - Live from QED 2023

InKredulous Episode 54 of our satirical, skeptical comedy podcast recorded live at QED 2023. Appearing alongside host Andy Wilson are Jordan Holmes, Cara Santa Maria, and Michael Marshall.

Episode #083 - Nyjon Eccles

Be Reasonable Marsh is joined by functional medicine doctor Nyjon Eccles to talk about the controversial thermographic cancer screening scans, and why he feels cancer patients would benefit from a functional medicine approach of nutritional support.

The Skeptic

Ear candling: why putting burning sticks into your ear is actually quite a bad idea
By Michaila Passananti,

The idea that ear candling can remove built-up wax from the ear remains popular, even though it's clear ear candles are ineffective, and can be highly dangerous

The post Ear candling: why putting burning sticks into your ear is actually quite a bad idea appeared first on The Skeptic.

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