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Follow-up on the baby’s broken neck story 

 •  • by Paul Ingraham
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Some follow-up from a prominent news item last year: a complete summary of the kerfuffle over the alleged fracture of a baby’s neck by an Australian chiropractor. In a nutshell: we’ll never know for sure what happened, but the chiropractic profession’s response to the allegation was predictably poor and damning, and — as always — chiropractors simply have no business treating children in the first place. See also Dr. Harriet Hall’s summary post on ScienceBasedMedicine.org, Chiropractic Reform: Myth or Reality?

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