Month: March 2023

Was the SARS-CoV-2 Pandemic to Blame for an Increase in Unexpected Infant Deaths in 2020?

New CDC data on unexpected infant deaths in 2020 show an increase, but only in Black infants. There is a good chance that this is an indirect result of the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic.

/ March 31, 2023

The (Cold) Drugs Don’t Work

The FDA continues to permit the inclusion of an ineffective ingredient in hundreds of cough and cold products.

/ March 30, 2023

Verbicide: Language as a Pandemic Casualty

Natural infection is getting infected. It's like water and H20.  It's amazing that a doctor is trying to convince us otherwise.

/ March 28, 2023
Autism Awareness Month

Autism prevalence increases to 1 in 38, and antivaxxers blame vaccines without using the word “vaccine”

The CDC updated its estimates for the prevalence of autism spectrum disorders. Predictably, antivaxxers blame the increasing prevalence of ASDs reported, particularly in Black children, on "environmental factors," which is antivax code for, "Vaccines are to blame."

/ March 27, 2023

Medical “Conservatives” Are Medical Radicals

Any doctor who pushes for the repeated mass infection of unvaccinated babies and toddlers with a novel, mutating virus, when an effective vaccine is available, is a medical radical.

/ March 24, 2023

Peddling Misinformation About Diet and Cancer

Selling dubious nutrition products often involve attacking, and suing, your critics.

/ March 22, 2023

Part of a Complete Breakfast

Infection control. When one adheres to compliance it is effective. Like masks and COVID 45.

/ March 21, 2023
Ivermectin horse paste

Ivermectin is now fast becoming the new MMS

A recent VICE story described a Telegram channel devoted to promoting veterinary ivermectin to treat autism. It has echoes of autism quackery going back at least to the use of MMS (a kind of bleach) to "cure" autism by eliminating "parasites."

/ March 20, 2023

Science-Based Satire: Florida Authorities Report First Case of Mosquito-Borne Fentanyl Overdose

Can a mosquito bite result in a fentanyl overdose? Will police soon be fitted with wearable naloxone pumps? Can fentanyl be detected by a handheld electronic device? The no. This is merely more nonsense cooked up in the mind of someone who probably should stick to his day job.

/ March 17, 2023

Sleep and Vaccination Response

A meta-analysis finds a non-significant trend in decreased antibody response with poor sleep. What is the significance?

/ March 15, 2023