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How to deal with medicine questions and the like

Case example would be this question: Is it dangerous to have several vaccines at the same time? I think that's a perfectly valid question. It has received 5 up votes, and yet one close vote as off ...
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How to deal with questions which an off-site search can answer?

How should we handle questions for which a quick Google or Wikipedia search would provide a great answer? This question was asked on StackOverflow.meta. The response was to answer it anyway, with the ...
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Is Skeptics only for pseudoscience, or for pseudohistory and the like?

Most of the questions here are about pseudoscience, such as homeopathy and anti-vaccination. Are other forms of fringe theories, such as Gavin Menzies' 1421 on-topic?
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In what manner are/n't questions about Logic or Logical Fallacies on-topic?

Culling the definition questions on Area 51, I just noticed there are no questions involving logic or fallacies thereof. Nonetheles, we have one. Should questions involving logic be considered on ...
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How to deal with answers seen as liabilities by some, reasonable by others?

How should the community handle responses that some see as patently wrong to the point of dangerous, but others see from some other position? To use a hypothetical posting situation with respect to ...
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Are questions about the James Randi Educational Foundation on-topic?

As per the site description, this is about applied skepticism: Beta Q&A site for skeptics, rationalists, free thinkers anyone who questions woo and pseudoscience. Skeptics is aimed at applied ...

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