TRC #498: Bulverism Fallacy + Dr. Oz + Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness

Another fact-filled show is here! First, Darren digs into his skeptical toolbox to bring us an interesting overview of Bulverism Fallacy. But that’s probably because he wants you to think better to act better. Adam looks closely at everyone’s favourite peddler of pseudoscience Dr. Oz and asks, how often is he pretty much full of it? Finally, Cristina explores the research into delayed onset muscle soreness and tries to answer why we feel sore 2 days after exercise.

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Bulverism Fallacy



Entirely Useless

Dr. Oz

President Donald J. Trump Announces Intent to Nominate and Appoint Personnel to Key Administration Posts – The White House

President’s Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition

Donald Trump surprises Dr. Oz with results of recent physical – CNN

Exclusive: Bornstein claims Trump dictated the glowing health letter – CNNPolitics

Televised medical talk shows—what they recommend and the evidence to support their recommendations: a prospective observational study – BMJ

Pulling back the curtain on ‘The Doctors’ and ‘The Dr. Oz Show’ What our analysis revealed –

Senators scold Dr. Oz for weight-loss scams – USA Today

Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness

Gizmodo: Why Does Exercise Start Hurting Two Days After A Workout?


Daily Mail: How hay fever tablets can make exercise agony: Drugs block the body’s ability to heal naturally

Womans Health: DOMS

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