Mike tells Sarah how an over-simplified diagnosis, over-confident doctors and over-zealous prosecutors got thousands of innocent parents thrown in prison. Digressions include food poisoning, Sherlock Holmes and 1950s medical ethics. Mike wanted to mention Louise Woodward but he forgot.
- The 1962 paper proposing the existence of abused children
- The original 1971 article that invented shaken baby syndrome
- And the later debunking by the same doctor
- 2011 New York Times Magazine article about Trudy Munoz Rueda
- A long and glorious scientific dismantling of the shaken baby syndrome hypothesis
- Another scientific review finding insufficient evidence
- Jeffrey Havard and the unlicensed medical examiner