Category Archives: skeptic

TAKING A STANCE (excerpt) by Serkan Ozturk. Australian Doctor interview.

In May 2015 I was fortunate enough to be interviewed by Serkan Ozturk of Australian Doctor. I was one of three subjects chosen from different fields of health activism. I admit I felt way out of my depth compared to … Continue reading

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Another six chiropractors sanctioned by Chiropractic Board of Australia over hospital breaches

As most readers would be aware, two days ago the president-elect of the Chiropractors’ Association of Australia, Helen Alevaki, resigned her position after her presence on the CAA National board became untenable. Alevaki was investigated by AHPRA and was required … Continue reading

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President-elect of Chiropractors’ Association of Australia resigns #CAAgotyourback

Almost two years ago I published evidence that many chiropractors were sneaking into hospitals, without permission, to check, adjust and/or manipulate their customers. Last week we were informed that a notification had been lodged against Ms Helen Alevaki, the president-elect … Continue reading

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Anti-vaccine chiropractors redux 12 – dedicated to #CAAgotyourback and #chiropractic

I really am dedicating today’s post to the Chiropractors’ Association of Australia (CAA). Without them I would never have been reminded to have a proper look at the professional Facebook page of today’s guest. The CAA have been having a … Continue reading

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Anti-vaccine president Tasha David glorifies dangerous health advice which lands toddler in hospital

An extremely disturbing blog post was published this morning (Australian time), which provides an account of the provision of dangerous medical advice, by unqualified anti-vaccination movement leaders, in a closed Facebook group named Vaccine Free Australia – administered by Courtney … Continue reading

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Sergeant Damage

Christopher William Savage is a former serving sergeant in the Queensland Police Service. We have been following his exploits since 2012 and he has recently come to prominence once again as the darling of the No Jab No Pay anti-vaccine … Continue reading

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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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