Category Archives: skeptic

Anti-vaccine chiropractors redux 8 – the deed is done

Brian Johnson is a chiropractor from the US who has set up his business at West End Chiropractic and Wellness Centre, in Brisbane. He runs a Facebook page for the business. He also runs an open Facebook profile under the … Continue reading

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Letting the anti-vaccine freak flag fly – Ohm fires off a last one before teaching CAA members

Tomorrow US-based, anti-vaccine, subluxationist chiropractor Jeanne Ohm will be teaching Australian chiropractors at the CAA NSW AGM seminar sessions. Ohm will be teaching Australian chiropractors the speculative (at best) Webster technique, and CPD points will be granted. Chiropractors’ Association of … Continue reading

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Anti-vaccine chiropractors redux 7 – HANDS OFF THE BABIES

With many thanks to Ebony, who commented on the Stop the Australian (anti) Vaccination Network Facebook page, today we tone it down a little compared to the previous two anti-vaccine chiropractors. This doesn’t mean this post contains anything appropriate, or … Continue reading

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Anti-vaccine chiropractors redux 6 – Fruit Mumma

In my most recent post in this series,  Anti-vaccine chiropractors redux 5 – so bad it’s like we stepped in something, or Clicking the Pug, I included several of the Chiropractic Board of Australia’s codes and guidelines, as well as statements … Continue reading

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Chirofest Seattle – starring Martin Harvey, Jen Barham-Floreani, and Andrew Wakefield

On September 19 2014, in Seattle, there is a happening. It’s called Chirofest. Two Australians are appearing on the bill: Jennifer Barham-Floreani, the anti-vaccine chiropractor we’ve met many times, some of those because she appears in photos with anti-vaccinationists after … Continue reading

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Anti-vaccine chiropractors redux 5 – so bad it’s like we stepped in something, or Clicking the Pug.

I am going to start today with a little reminder of the regulatory teeth behind what almost all of my chiropractor – anti-vaccine and otherwise –  posts are about. My goal from the outset was to publicly present examples for … Continue reading

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A Time to Kill: Meryl Dorey and her AVsN give medical advice on seizures.

After an extensive investigation into the Australian Vaccination skeptics Network, the NSW Health Care Complaints Commission issued a Public Health Warning on April 30 2014 [my bold]: Public warning The Commission has established that AVN does not provide reliable information … Continue reading

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Australian Spinal Research Foundation 2014 – time for a new shovel

Today, I was delighted to be reminded to visit the website of the Australian Spinal Research Foundation. I hadn’t been there for a while. In October 2013 I wrote about the board of governors of the ASRF:  The Australian Spinal … Continue reading

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Chiropractors’ Association of Australia (NSW) brings in anti-vaccine subluxationist as lead seminar speaker

I get it. I really do. Over the last year the Chiropractors’ Association of Australia has been dragged kicking and screaming into the Age of Evidence. The other main chiropractic representative body, the Chiropractic and Osteopathic College of Australasia (COCA), … Continue reading

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Anti-vaccine chiropractors redux 4

Just over one year ago, on August 8 2013, the Chiropractic Board of Australia issued a directive to all chiropractors. From the media release [bold mine]: The Chiropractic Board of Australia cracks down to protect the public. The Chiropractic Board of … Continue reading

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