Monthly Archives: January 2013

Skeptic News: Meryl Dorey steps down as AVN head

Meryl Dorey has stood down as president of the Australian Vaccination Network a notorious anti-vaccination organisation. Continue reading

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Skeptic News: Mayan documentary filmmaker breached contract, committed fraud

An arbitrator has reportedly concluded that Julia-Levy, director of a film claiming a link between the Mayans and ancient aliens, is guilty of breached contracts and fraud. Continue reading

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Skeptic News: Exorcisms in Pakistan

Yesterday, the police found a body that had been pierced by needles over a hundred times. The girl’s bones were fractured by repeated blows to her limbs, and then burned with a hot iron rod. Continue reading

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Skeptic News: Indiana issues new vaccination requirements

Falling in line with federal recommendations, state health officials are requiring chicken pox vaccinations or proof of the disease of all Indiana students in the 2013-14 school year. Continue reading

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Skeptic News: Man sentenced for black magic scam

An Arab man will serve a four-month jail term and be deported after he tried to con an undercover policewoman by claiming he had the ability to solve her marital problems for Dh75,000, the Abu Dhabi Misdemeanour Court ruled. Continue reading

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Skeptic News: Royal London Hospital for Integrated Medicine told to withdraw leaflet

An NHS hospital has been found guilty of making bogus claims about the benefits of hypnosis for serious medical conditions. Continue reading

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Skeptic News: Sect leader believed to have taught followers to use weapons

The leader of the deviant sect arrested in Jasin is believed to have been teaching his followers on the use of the large cache of weapons which police found in his bungalow. Continue reading

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