Adventures At The Perth Writers Festival – Saturday #PWF #PerthFest

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Homeopathy: The Test (BBC Documentary Films)

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What’s In My Bag (UWA Open Day And Start Of Perth Writers Festival Edition)?

It's been a time where I honestly don't care about anything to do with atheism, skepticism, -isms of any kind and whether there's fraught-ness and fighting - because I've been merrily busy! Step one - empty out bag for cleaning.  It's a mess. There's even an uneaten pear sitting in the middle; I'll have that for breakfast tomorrow morning. Top centre - My pink converse shoes, which happened to match the scarf worn by Margaret Atwood - I think she was bemused. A hair decoration, black … [Read more...]

RiAus: A Week in Science With Tania Meyer – 22 February 2013

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Little Kitten – To This Day Project – Shane Koyczan

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Message to Teachers from Prof Brian Schmidt – RiAus

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Point of Inquiry Live – Steven Pinker: The Decline of Violence

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Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) – NO To Homeopathy Vaccine Claims

Sure enough, it's just hit the news: The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has forced a homeopathy website to remove allegations that the whooping cough vaccine is dangerous and ineffective. The consumer watchdog accused Homeopathy Plus! of making misleading and deceptive statements that could lead to serious health risks for consumers. ...The “alternative medicine” industry has been a regular target of the Australian health sector — in March 2012, the Medical Journal … [Read more...]

Is Homeopathy Plus Australia In Trouble For Claims About Whooping Cough?

From their Facebook page: Legal Proceedings against Homeopathy Plus The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has commenced legal proceedings against Homeopathy Plus Australia Pty Ltd and homeopath Frances Sheffield. These complaints concern articles on the Homeopathy Plus website about the effectiveness of the whooping cough vaccine and the homeopathic approach to the treatment and prevention of whooping cough. Following enquiries made by The Age, Melbourne, the ACCC has also … [Read more...]

Little Kitten – Kittens On The Beat

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