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We're tired of pertinent social and science news being buried by clap trap. Our podcast is here to bring you relevant, under reported current events, as well as in-depth discussions from a scientific, critical, skeptical, and humorous point of view. Derek and Swoopy are your hosts, filling your pod and your brain with skeptical insight and conversation, sometimes heated, on a plethora of topics that are ripe for critical examination. Bringing truth to podcasting, and all who choose to listen. In our travels we will tackle the beasts of pseudoscience; the paranormal, supernatural, ufo / alien encounters, mis-understood history, and overwrought legends - urban or otherwise. Our interview shows feature notable skeptics including; leading astronomy speakers, scientists, philosophy experts, and other scientific, secular, humanist, and skeptical book authors, and critical thinkers.
June 10th, 2008
Episode 97 of 299 episodes
This week on Skepticality, Swoopy talks with Skeptic magazine's resident expert critic of alternative medicine, "SkepDoc"Dr. Harriet Hall. Dr. Hall talks about about her recent memoir Women Aren'tSupposed to Fly, which details her life as a family practice specialist,flight surgeon, pilot, and career Air Force officer. (She retiredin 1989 as a full Colonel.) Dr. Hall also discusses her recent regular contributions to Skeptic magazine and "The Science-Based Medicine" blog, which is quickly becoming aninvaluable source for in-depth, quality articles investigatingquestionable medical practices (not only in alternative medicine but withinconventional medicine as well), illuminating the mysteries of medical science—andeven insight into how doctors think.