Fact – GMOs are safe; Fiction – GMO food labels are a good idea

As a parent, how do you handle the fears of a child that believes there’s a monster under his or her bed? There are a number of ways to handle that situation, but one of them is not to say that there may or may not be a monster and we’re simply not sure. So, … More Fact – GMOs are safe; Fiction – GMO food labels are a good idea

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NPR endorses the magic of “Posture Guru” Esther Gokhale

With its segment on Esther Gokhale, Lost Posture: Why Some Indigenous Cultures May Not Have Back Pain[1], NPR seems to be continuing its long, downward spiral of presenting emotion-based belief practices as if they were legitimate, evidence-based therapies.  Ms. Gokhale has achieved a certain level of fame, and not a little bit of fortune, by espousing her … More NPR endorses the magic of “Posture Guru” Esther Gokhale

Are opinions on the merits of the Iran deal based on facts?  – The answer has two letters.

As the saying goes, everyone is entitled to their own opinions, but not their own facts. In the case of the Iran deal, opinions are abundant and are expressed with confidence, certainty, and in many cases – arrogance. But what about the basis of those opinions? Are the opinions based on reading the agreement and … More Are opinions on the merits of the Iran deal based on facts?  – The answer has two letters.