Book Review: Bad Science by Ben Goldacre

  Ben Goldacre is a physicist and science writer.  Along with Richard Dawkins and Simon Singh, he is a high profile advocate of rigorous scientific method, and is furiously exasperated at the dumbing down of science. This book is his attempt to educate the reader to look critically at science. He begins by conducting some…

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Getting old: is it painful?

When I first became an osteopath, I remember lots of people saying “Is it mostly old people you see?”.  Funnily enough, it wasn’t.  I didn’t see that many elderly people, certainly not a disproportionately large number.  (If anything it was disproportionately fewer).  But I know why people said it.  It seems to be a prevalent…