This satirical article mocks anti-vax attitudes, presenting a “guide” for rejecting vaccines by dismissing scientific consensus, ignoring evidence, discrediting experts, and spreading misinformation. It sarcastically lists supposed “benefits” of anti-vaxx beliefs, like getting sick from preventable diseases and facing social ostracism, ultimately aiming to expose the flaws in anti-vaccine logic.
Vitamin D supplements are popular but lack strong scientific evidence for treating or preventing various diseases beyond bone health. While maintaining adequate vitamin D levels is important for calcium absorption and preventing rickets and osteomalacia, the benefits of supplementation for other conditions, like cancer or diabetes, are not supported by robust data. Excessive intake may also pose health risks. It’s essential to differentiate between correlation and causation, and to understand that a balanced diet and sunlight typically suffice for adequate vitamin D levels.
New York midwife Jeanette Breen was fined $300,000 after administering sugar-based homeopathy pills as vaccines to 1,500 children, compromising their health by leaving them unvaccinated against serious diseases. Breen also falsified their records. The fine includes a portion suspended on condition of future compliance, but critics argue the punishment isn’t severe enough.
The author declines a debate with tech bro Steve Kirsch on vaccine safety, arguing science isn’t subject to debate, and Kirsch lacks evidence to support his anti-vaccine claims. The writer emphasizes that thousands of experts in relevant scientific disciplines have solid evidence regarding vaccine safety. They denounce Kirsch’s usage of virulent misinformation and pseudoscience and view the proposed debate as a futile exercise, not needing or wanting any part in this pseudo-debate.
Every Thanksgiving, someone brings up the fact that the tryptophan in turkey is what causes everyone to be sleepy. It’s not.
The BMJ publishes a non-peer-reviewed article about the VAERS system, and they push all of the anti-vaccine tropes that we know and love.
A new CDC report shows that the 2022-23 school year vaccine exemption rate has reached the highest level ever seen.
New research shows that vitamin C does not help treat or prevent severe cases of COVID-19. Get the vaccine, it actually works.
Dr. Aaron Charlton examines how the anti-vaccine and food movement have merged using the same bad science to support their claims.
The 2022 California law that would censure physicians who pass on disinformation about COVID-19 and vaccines was repealed.