Month: January 2023

Medical Conservatives: A High Rate of COVID-Myocarditis is “Good News”, A Low Rate of Vaccine-Myocarditis is “Deeply Concerning”

Doctors who repeatedly and blatantly contradict themselves, convincing parents that rare vaccine side effects are a fate worse than death, don't deserve our trust.

/ January 30, 2023

Should We Accept Unvaccinated Children Dying of COVID as a “Matter of Course”?

The same doctors who scold us for potentially minimizing "slightest bit of inflammation in the heart" when the vaccine is to blame, shame us for trying to keep children from dying when the virus is to blame. 

/ January 27, 2023

Diagnostic Reflections

At the end of a long and storied career I reflect upon making a medical diagnosis. No reflection is one way to diagnose a vampire.

/ January 26, 2023
COVID-19 vaccine

Viral Videos of Alleged Vaccine Side Effects

These viral videos do not represent vaccine side effects.

/ January 25, 2023

Tess Lawrie: Ivermectin isn’t just for COVID-19 but cures cancer too!

In a turn that should surprise exactly no one, the BIRD Group's Tess Lawrie effortlessly pivots from promoting ivermectin as a cure for COVID-19 to promoting it as a cure for cancer. It's another example of how single-issue quacks almost inevitably embrace more diverse quackery.

/ January 23, 2023
Virulent: The Vaccine War

Virulent: The Vaccine War virtual screening

More tidbits from Virulent: The Vaccine War. Have you purchased your virtual ticket to stream it and be part of the Q&A with the filmmakers hosted by Drs. Gorski and Novella on Jan. 29?

/ January 21, 2023

Miscellany of Medical Malarkey Part 6

The Ohio measles outbreak is (hopefully) winding down. Vaccine rates among American Kindergartners are dropping. A new cure for sickle cell disease might not reach everyone who needs it. All that, and acupuncture for deadly infections? It appears that the miscellany of medical malarkey has returned again once more!

/ January 20, 2023
Virulent: The Vaccine War

Announcing a virtual screening and Q&A for Virulent: The Vaccine War.

SBM has teamed with director/producer Tjardus Greidanus and producer Laura Davis to host a virtual screening of their documentary Virulent: The Vaccine War, followed by a virtual Q&A. We also all thought it appropriate to dedicate the showing of this excellent documentary about vaccine hesitancy and the antivaccine movement to our recently departed colleague, Dr. Harriet Hall.

/ January 19, 2023

CBD Oil Fails to Improve Symptom Control in Advanced Cancer

Has they hype outpaced the evidence when it comes to cannabis? A new clinical trial fails to show any benefit of CBD oil in patients with advanced cancer.

/ January 19, 2023

2023 Cancer Statistics Report

Cancer deaths continue to decline at a steady rate.

/ January 18, 2023