How celebrities have fuelled the amazing rise in pseudoscience

By | March 11, 2019
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FOR the past decade, Timothy Caulfield, a professor of health law in Alberta, Canada, has been waging war on pseudoscience. He has written books on vaccination myths and about our uncritical relationship to medicine, most famously in Is Gwyneth Paltrow Wrong About Everything?

He is big on Twitter, and now on television, too. Each episode of his series A User’s Guide to Cheating Death delves into the ways people are trying to live longer or look younger, either through …

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