Category Archives: skeptic

Beware the violent antis – Lismore Mayor physically assaulted

The alternative health movement is  often perceived in the broader community as one which embraces love, light and unicorn tights. But, as anyone who has questioned an alt-med person, or requested evidence for their claims knows, it only takes a … Continue reading

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Chiropractor Barham-Floreani again on the bill with notable anti-vaccinationists

On August 7 and 8 2015 Australian anti-vaccine chiropractor and entrepreneur Jennifer Barham-Floreani will be presenting at the WAVE chiropractic event in San Francisco. Of note, August 8 is also the two-year anniversary of the Chiropractic Board of Australia’s chest-thumping … Continue reading

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Australian Vaccination-skeptics Network uses the rape analogy once more

On April 22 2015 – less than three weeks ago – the anti-vaccination fundamentalist group, the Australian Vaccination-skeptics Network, made it into every mainstream media outlet, as well as being denounced by all sides of politics, for posting this thing: … Continue reading

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Anti-vaccinationists attack the parents and the memorial page of a baby boy

Baby Riley Hughes died on March 17 2015: one month ago, today. He was 32 days old. He died from whooping cough (pertussis). Riley’s mum and dad, Cath and Greg Hughes, immediately set about ensuring that no other parents have to … Continue reading

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Stephanie Messenger’s anti-vaccine SIDS charity status revoked

You would remember Stephanie Messenger as the anti-vaccination fundamentalist who wrote the awful child-hating book for children, Melanie’s Marvelous Measles. You would also remember her as the organiser of the recent anti-vaccine tour of Australia which starred Sherri Tenpenny. The … Continue reading

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The bizarre, extraordinary, acceptable excuses of the Chiropractic Board of Australia

Right off the bat I feel I have a conflict of interest – of sorts – to declare. I am writing this post as the author of the same AHPRA notification on which it is based. I don’t usually like … Continue reading

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Anti-vaccine chiropractors redux 10 – the callousness of ignorance

Cate Andrews (Uebergang) is a chiropractor in the Queensland town of Goondiwindi, where she operates Life Chiropractic Goondiwindi. Andrews is a member of the Chiropractors’ Association of Australia. Andrews’ Facebook profile notes her profession and place of business: Her Facebook likes include … Continue reading

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Australian chiropractors promote anti-vaccine, conspiracy theory, chiro event

It’s almost that time of year again. In three weeks wingnuts from across the world will converge on California for the chiropractic event, California Jam – a name stolen from a 1970s rock festival. CalJam is the creation of anti-vaccine, … Continue reading

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Chiropractor Simon Floreani issued an official wrist-slap for anti-vaccinationism

Eighteen months ago the Chiropractic Board of Australia, reacting to a string of examples of chronic anti-vaccinationism from its members, issued a press release stating that it was finally taking a stand. On August 8 2013 the CBA stated this: The … Continue reading

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The Drs. Wolfson – Incomprehensibly Cruel

I’ll let this husband and wife team of anti-vaccinationists introduce themselves. From their Facebook page: My name is Dr. Jack Wolfson and I am a board certified cardiologist…I received my D.O. degree from Midwestern University in Chicago, and completed a … Continue reading

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