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Statement by John Bailey, Chief Scientist The Personal Care Products Council, Response to EWG's 2009 Sunscreen Report

... Nevertheless, each year at the start of summer vacation season, the Environmental Working Group (EWG), a Washington-based activist group, issues an unscientific and unsubstantiated report questioning the safety of sunscreens and sunscreen ingredients. Like its 2007 and 2008 predecessors, the 2009 report allege...

Firearms Industry Statement on MN Dept of Agriculture Game Donation Testing

... blood. NSSF is encouraging all hunters, and all government officials, to follow science and common sense and not respond to fear based on unscientific studies and unwarranted claims. For more than a century, hundreds of millions of Americans have safely consumed game harvested using tra...

Both Parties Need Planks to Restore Scientific Integrity at the CDC

...d for both parties to restore scientific integrity to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) on several policies. The most egregious is their continued unscientific support for water fluoridation. "The simplest and quickest way to restore public trust in the CDC is for both Democrats and Republicans to put a com...

From diabetes to roller coasters, student research recognized at UH contest

...n I began reading as a kid books like Fantastic Voyage by Isaac Asimov and many others. From all of that speculative fiction, I developed the rather unscientific sense that a whole universe of important business conducts itself with a great deal of purpose, far beneath our perceptive capabilities. My project b...

Bush proposal for HIV-positive visitors makes a bad rule worse

...hrough casual contact. Individual exceptions for short visits may be granted on a case-by-case basis, but only through an intrusive, stigmatizing, and unscientific waiver process. On World AIDS Day last year, President Bush promised to revisit the waiver process. The appropriate remedy would be to repeal the ...

How shyness and other normal human traits became sickness

.... In "Shyness: How Normal Behavior Became a Sickness" (Yale University Press, October 2007), Northwestern's Christopher Lane chronicles the "highly unscientific and often arbitrary way" in which widespread revisions were made to "The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders" (DSM), a publication k...

Consumer Specialty Products Association Highly Critical of NRDC Study on Home Air Fresheners

...ucts. NRDC's report appears to be based on an extremely limited study of only one unit each of 14 air freshener products. As a result, the study makes unscientific generalizations about the products and the ingredients they contain. CSPA and its members support the fair and unbiased evaluation of products in the ...

Hairy Boy Bets on Laser Treatment for Cure

...ic doctors. All told him that there was no quick-fire remedy for the rare disorder. And the educated farmer never took recourse to anything unscientific - he never thought of going to a quack or a godman. Hormonal studies and pathological tests conducted in nearby Pune and as far as in Germa...

Asthmatics Arrived in Hyderabad to Take Fish Medicine

...people gather from India and even abroad to take the medicine. With scientists and physicians mounting pressure on the government not to encourage the unscientific practice, and even approaching the court to put an end to the alleged fraud, the Goud family renamed the event as 'prasadam' or holy offering. ...

Got AIDS – Try Pranayam

... Minister Anbumani Ramadoss had earlier rubbished these statements, saying while he supported the practice of yoga, the yoga guru should not propagate unscientific claims. Yet states Swami Ramadev "Instead of creating a controversy, what the Government should have done is to have appreciated my work in curing...
Unscientific in Biological News

Laughter remains good medicine

...and led to the investigation of a new field, known then as whole-person care or integrative medicine and now, lifestyle medicine. Background The unscientific foundation that was laid down by Cousins was taken up by many medical researchers including the academic medical researcher Dr. Lee Berk in the l980s...

Laughter remains good medicine

...and led to the investigation of a new field, known then as whole-person care or integrative medicine and now, lifestyle medicine. Background The unscientific foundation that was laid down by Cousins was taken up by many medical researchers including the academic medical researcher Dr. Lee Berk in the l980s...

Scientists urged to make a stand on climate change

...m, they are all cut of the same anti-intellectual cloth," Professor Brook writes. "Their business is the dissemination of disinformation, doubt and unscientific nonsense. One of their most regular ploys is to leverage the widespread lack of public appreciation of how science operates." Professor Brook says...
Unscientific in Biological Definition

James D. Watson

...cally modified crops , holding that the benefits far outweigh any plausible environmental dangers, and that many of the arguments against GM crops are unscientific or irrational. A discussion of his views on these matters are covered in some depth in his book DNA: The Secret of Life ( 2003 ), particularly in ch...
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