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“HEALTH FREEDOM” GROUP PROMOTES LEGISLATION NEGATING MASKS, OTHER PUBLIC HEALTH MEASURES

National Health Freedom Action is promoting state legislation that would block enforcement of public health measures during epidemics...

AIRBORNE TRANSMISSION OF SARS-COV-2

To what extent is SARS-CoV-2 airborne, and what does this mean in terms of preventing spread?

 
 
 

EDZARD ERNST TACKLES CHIROPRACTIC

Edzard Ernst's new book is a handy, comprehensive reference for all things chiropractic.

JOE MERCOLA: FALSELY DEMONIZING THE FLU VACCINE BY CLAIMING IT INCREASES YOUR RISK OF COVID-19

September is the time of the year when the CDC, state public health authorities, and doctors urge everyone to be vaccinated against...

 
 
 

ZSHIELD: UNPROVEN PROTECTION FROM SARS-COV-2 INFECTION, ESPECIALLY FOR KIDS

If it seems to good to be true, it probably is. And ZShield face shields being marketed to the general public certainly fits that description,...

TURMERIC FOR OSTEOARTHRITIS: PROMISING BUT MODEST EFFECTS

A new trial of turmeric for osteoarthritis suggest it may have medicinal effects.

 
 
 

AI AND PEER REVIEW

Could Artificial Intelligence be the tool we need to fix the problems with science?

PLEXUS: MLM STRIKES AGAIN

Many health-related products are sold through multilevel marketing ; now the FTC is warning them to stop making false claims about...

 
 
 

IN THE AGE OF THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC, CAN WE TRUST THE CDC AND FDA ANY MORE?

Since the COVID-19 pandemic reached the US, increasing concern has been expressed about the politicization of the CDC and FDA due to...

DO I REALLY NEED TO DO A FECAL TEST ON MY DOG EVERY YEAR?

Why do vets want your dog's poop so bad? Why does it have to be fresh? WHY IS IT SO WARM WHEN I TOUCH IT? WHY?? WHHHYYY?????

 
 
 

FDA WARNS COMPANIES SELLING ILLEGAL HANGOVER REMEDIES

The FDA recently warned seven companies not to claim that their dietary supplements can prevent, treat, or cure a hangover, because...

FDA DECISION ON OLEANDRA

FDA rejects the application for oleandrin as a new dietary ingredient, but flaws in the regulations remain.

 
 
 

DON'T USE A COVID-19 VACCINE, CRY THE ANTIVAXXERS, BECAUSE OF THE HORSESHOE CRAB!

Antivaxxers are now urging vegans not to use a COVID-19 vaccine because blood from horseshoe crabs will be used in its manufacture....

THE TIKTOK “BENADRYL CHALLENGE” IS DEMONSTRATING HOW TOXIC BENADRYL CAN BE

Even without the risk of overdose, there are good reasons to avoid Benadryl entirely.

 
 
 

DID THE “BENADRYL CHALLENGE” KILL AN OKLAHOMA TEEN?

Did a dangerous new TikTok "challenge" result in the death of a 15-year-old teenager from Oklahoma? Probably not, but Benadryl is still...

THE TIK TOK “BENADRYL CHALLENGE” IS DEMONSTRATING HOW TOXIC BENADRYL CAN BE

Even without the risk of overdose, there are good reasons to avoid Benadryl entirely.

 
 
 

COVID IN CHILDREN

Recent evidence suggests children can be carriers of SARS-CoV-2, which has implications as schools reopen this Fall.

TAOPATCH OFFERS EVERYTHING. EXCEPT SCIENCE

Taopatch promises all kinds of vague benefits, but the mechanism of action is implausible and what they call scientific proof is no...

 
 
 

CAN “OPTIMIZING YOUR METABOLISM” THROUGH DIET PREVENT OR CURE COVID-19?

A favorite claim by those favoring "holistic" therapies is that using diet to "optimize metabolism" can prevent or treat COVID-19....

THE FIRST MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS PATIENT

Twenty years before Charcot described the nerve-destroying disease multiple sclerosis, an illegitimate British noble spent much of...

 
 
 



Donald Trump's tax returns show he paid $750 in 2016 and 2017, report claims

Donald Trump's tax returns show he paid $750 in 2016 and 2017, report claims

US President Donald Trump refused to address the substance of a New York Times story claiming he has paid just £587 in income taxes the first year he was in the White House Read more ...

Trump's former campaign manager Brad Pascale hospitalised after self-harm...

Trump's former campaign manager Brad Pascale hospitalised after self-harm threats

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Angie Kent snubs her former Gogglebox co-star Jad Nehmetallah

Angie Kent snubs her former Gogglebox co-star Jad Nehmetallah

Gogglebox star Jad Nehmetallah is said to be one of Channel 10's 'top picks' for the upcoming season of The Bachelor. Read more ...

Cardinal Pell reportedly returning to Vatican amid economic scandal

Cardinal Pell reportedly returning to Vatican amid economic scandal

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Ansu Fati hails influence of Barcelona talisman Lionel Messi after...

Ansu Fati hails influence of Barcelona talisman Lionel Messi after spearheading win over Villarreal

Fati was not even two years old when Messi made his Barcelona debut back in 2004, but said the six-times world player was helping him improve after Barcelona's victory against... Read more ...

Vanderpump Rules stars Jax Taylor and wife Brittany Cartwright are expecting...

Vanderpump Rules stars Jax Taylor and wife Brittany Cartwright are expecting a baby boy

Vanderpump Rules stars Jax Taylor and Brittany Cartwright, who are expecting their first child together, learned they are having a baby boy during a gender reveal party on... Read more ...

Donald Trump paid 'no tax' but spent £55,000 getting his hair done in one year

Donald Trump paid 'no tax' but spent £55,000 getting his hair done in one year

US President Donald Trump is reported to have spent £55,000 in a year on a hairdresser for his television appearances, despite allegedly paying no income taxes in 11 of 18 years Read more ...

Man City agree £65m Ruben Dias transfer after shambolic Leicester defeat

Man City agree £65m Ruben Dias transfer after shambolic Leicester defeat

Dias will join City with Nicolas Otamendi going the other way after Pep Guardiola's side were embarrassed in 5-2 Premier League defeat to the Foxes Read more ...

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry 'have agreed to star in fly-on-the-wall...

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry 'have agreed to star in fly-on-the-wall Netflix reality series'

The couple 'want to give people a glimpse into their lives and see all the charity work they do', a source said. Read more ...

The most shocking revelations from The New York Times report about Trump's...

The most shocking revelations from The New York Times report about Trump's tax returns

Summary List Placement In a blockbuster report on President Donald Trump's taxes released by The New York Times on Sunday, a number of financial figures stood out as especially... Read more ...