Debunking EBM

XKCD and Kim Tinkham

So, I have talked about the Kim Tinkham issue in some passing references on this blog, and I think that her unfortunate demise stands as a monument against tinkering with non-scientific woo-s to help with potentially fatal situations.

The author of the much revered nerdcomic XKCD was recently faced with illness in his own family, and thankfully, he has overcome it. How? This is how:

Click pic to go to XKCD

When I was browsing through the search terms which brought visitors to my fledgling blog, I saw one was “What went wrong with Kim Tinkham”. I wish I could tell them that not having the above attitude was exactly what went wrong!


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