Skepticism And Scientific Consensus

David Gorski has re-posted and updated from a few years back an important analysis of science-based medicine, skepticism and scientific consensus.

 ---"For a skeptic and supporter of science-based medicine, in matters of science it is undoubtedly true that the scientific consensus is always the best place to start when evaluating unfamiliar issues. While it is certainly possible that a given scientific consensus regarding an issue can be wrong in almost any area, it nonetheless almost always represents the best current scientific understanding." ---

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