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Wendy Grossman

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Wendy M. Grossman is founder and (twice) former editor of The Skeptic, and a freelance writer.

Skeptic at large: A New Era

Former editor and founder of The Skeptic, Wendy Grossman, talks about the past, present and future of skepticism

Constructing Knowledge

I first learned to be a skeptic in high school. Pause. Modify. I think I was always naturally a skeptic - or, as my...

Alternative Facts

“WE HAVE BEEN FIGHTING ‘alternative facts’ for decades, haven’t we?” a fellow long-serving skeptic said recently. Indeed we have, even though it never occurred to...

eHealth: Skeptic at Large

Wendy Grossman examines how technology and treatment combine in the modern healthcare system.

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‘Mask Mouth’: A real dental phenomenon, or merely a confection?

Dentist Shaun Sellars looks at recent reports of facemasks causing a new dental phenomenon known as 'mask mouth'.

The Ockham Awards 2020: recognising the best in skepticism, and the worst in pseudoscience

Nominations for the 2020 Ockham Awards are now open, with our annual award for Skeptical Activism and our Rusty Razor award for pseudoscience.

Don’t believe what you think!

What follows is a slightly modified and abbreviated version of the introduction to Professor Edzard Ernst's recently published book, Don't Believe What...

Ethics for Skeptics: why compassion and reason go hand in hand

Philosophy lecturer Aaron Rabinowitz outlines the ethical core of skepticism, and explains why a compassionate understanding of morality must underpin the skeptical worldview.

NHS Lincolnshire Reiki-d over the coals for ‘Spiritual Healer’ job ad

NHS Lincoln's ad for a Spiritual Healer rightly deserved criticism, but do these alternative health charities expose a more worrying gap in our care for cancer patients?
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