Month: August 2022
Healthcare Costs of Air Pollution
More recent estimates of the health related costs of air pollution are staggering.
PreP for HIV/AIDS
Two pills and an injection are FDA-approved to prevent HIV infection. Not enough patients and providers know about them.
COVID-19 vaccines and the Nuremberg Code
Antivaxxers love to claim that vaccine mandates (especially COVID-19 vaccine mandates) violate the Nuremberg Code and call for Nuremberg-style tribunals to hold public health and vaccine advocates "accountable". As usual, they have no idea what they are talking about. This is also not a new antivax narrative, although what is unprecedented is that what was once fringe even among antivaxxers is now...
Lockdowns “Postponed the Inevitable”. Is That a Bad Thing?
Lockdowns postponed COVID for millions of people until after they were vaccinated. Some doctors feel that's a bad thing.
Is it “Natural and Healthy” When Children Get Sick With COVID?
The notion that society and children benefit when they contract vaccine-preventable diseases used to be relegated to the fringes of the anti-vaccine movement. It is now embraced by doctors at prestigious universities.
Homeopathy and COVID 45: The Toothless Old Man Laughs
As Billy Preston noted, "Nothin' from nothin' leaves nothin'". And so it is with Homeopathy and COVID 45. Catholicon.
Brain Stimulation for Memory
Brain stimulation for memory is interesting science, but don't believe the premature claims and hype.
Is Olive Oil Good Medicine?
A study found that olive oil increased longevity and reduced the risk of cardiovascular disease, cancer, and other chronic diseases, but it only showed correlation, not causation.
Contrarian Doctors, The Pandemic is Over Again, Again
I predicted last year that contrarian doctor would continue to say "the pandemic is over". How did this prediction hold up?