Instances of Fraud



Columbia University “Miracle” Study

A Story of Possible Fraud in the Medical Literature (Improving Medical Statistics, February 2007)

Controversy Continues (MDedge, March 15, 2005)

Skeptics Question Study on Link Between Fertility & Prayer (The Salt Lake Tribune, January 11, 2005)

Researcher Pulls His Name From Paper On Prayer and Fertility (The New York Times, December 4, 2004)

Critics Say Studies Go Past Science’s Reach (The New York Times, October 10, 2004)

Flawed and Fraud (The Committee for Skeptical Inquiry, September/ October 2004)

Questioning Healing Prayer (Time Magazine, July 1, 2004)

IVF-Prayer Study Raises Doubt (The Scientist, June 14, 2004)

Exposed: Conman’s role in prayer-powered IVF (The Guardian, May 30, 2004)

A study links Prayer and Pregnancy (The New York Times, October 2, 2001)

Original CU News Article (Columbia University Medical Center, September 24, 2001)

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