Peter Orsi and Christopher Sherman, Associated Press Updated 6:12 pm CDT, Saturday, June 8, 2019 Agreement reached to hold off Mexico tariffs President Trump tweeted Friday he has suspended plans to impose tariffs on Mexico. The Mexican Ambassador to the US said on Friday that the two countries will work together. (June 7) Now Playing: Agreement reached to hold off Mexico tariffsAD: President Trump tweeted Friday he has suspended plans to impose tariffs on Mexico. The Mexican Ambassador to the US said on Friday that the two countries will work together. (June 7) Media: Associated Press MEXICO CITY (AP) — As Washington and Mexico City both took victory laps Saturday over a deal that headed off threatened tariffs on Mexican imports, it remained to be seen how effective it may be and migration experts raised concerns over what it could mean for people fleeing poverty and violence in Central America. Other than a vague reiteration of a joint commitment to … [Read more...] about Mexico-US tariff deal: Questions, concerns for migration
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Not infrequently, I’m asked why it is that I do what I do. Why do I spend so many hours of my free time, both here and at my not-so-super-secret other blog (NSSSOB), to write my detailed analyses of various forms of quackery, analyses of scientific studies, and expressions of my dismay at the infiltration of pseudoscience into medicine, particularly medical academia in a phenomenon I like to call “quackademic medicine”? One reason, of course, is because I passionately believe in what I am doing. Another reason is that I want information countering various forms of dubious medicine to be out there, and I have two well-trafficked blogs as a platform. Over the last six years, there are some topics that I’ve written about many times, such as the antivaccine movement, Stanislaw Burzynski, cancer quackery, and common myths about cancer treatment. Surprisingly, there are some topics left that I should have written about a long time ago but haven’t, even though I … [Read more...] about “Atavistic chemotherapy”: A new form of cancer quackery based on misunderstanding evolution?