September 7, 2012
by Dr. John Overholt
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Minister of Magic

Britain’s new health minister is a homeopathy advocate, among other things. Some of the royalty are into this sort of thing, so I guess this is politically expedient for him, but it’s still the quackiest of quackery. Ultra-progressive Portland, Oregon … Continue reading

September 6, 2012
by Dr. John Overholt
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100th post!

Hantavirus has killed two travelers in Yosemite National Park and sickened several others. Hantavirus is a relatively rare but nasty viral illness spread by rodents. It occurs largely in Western states. The World Health Organization is all over this and … Continue reading