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There is a new study that takes a rather serious look into the idea that you can psychologically inoculate people. Well yes, with my tongue firmly placed in my cheek I believe the term we use to describe that is the word “Education”. OK, so putting the teasing to one […]

Can you vaccinate against “Alternative Facts”?


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Generally, anything and everything said by Alex Jones can be happily ignored. He is well-known for making some truly extraordinary and utterly absurd claims that are bereft of any evidence. In other words … Quod gratis asseritur, gratis negatur If somebody presents a claim, but provides no evidence for it, then it […]

Does Alex Jones truly believe all he says?


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A claim has popped up in the UK that has caught the attention of many, and that includes both the media and also the movers and shakers within the political arena. Apparently Cadbury, the chocolate manufacturer,  and the National Trust have supposedly obliterated all references to Easter from material promoting egg hunts across the […]

Claim: National Trust and Cadbury’s have dropped the word Easter



You might perhaps consider a chiropractor to be a wholly qualified medical doctor who will address specific issues such as back pain, but that is not the case. A new investigation from Canada once again throws a light upon all this. CBC conduced a review of the various claims being promoted […]

Medical Fraud: Investigation finds chiropractor claims are grossly misleading



The subject line might strike you as a tad obvious, but a new study published by the journal, BMJ Acupuncture in Medicine, appears to claim that this is exactly what you should do, and asserts that their latest study proves this. Many media outlets in the US have been promoting this, but […]

If your baby is crying, don’t stick pins in it – #acupuncture does not work