Cleveland Clinic Drops the Ball in an Attempt to Educate Parents on Safe Sleep
Just when I thought I was out, they pull me back in. More Cleveland Clinic more problems, this time it's some questionable advice on safe sleep for infants.
Swearing to Treat Pain: Helpful Approach or Just Another Distraction
Pain is a complicated problem and something that we will all experience in our lives. Is swearing a helpful way to reduce pain, or is it just another distraction? Maybe it's both.
The CDC and WHO Have Reported an Unusual Cluster of Severe Pediatric Hepatitis Cases
An unusual cluster of severe liver disease in children is being reported around the world. The cause isn't entirely clear, but it may be an uncommon presentation of a common viral infection that isn't COVID-19.
New CDC Data Confirms Continued Rise in Sexually Transmitted Diseases
A new batch of CDC data on chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis from 2020 has dropped and it doesn't look good.
Caffeine Overdose Death Raises Question of Weak Regulations Across the Pond
A personal trainer in England died from a massive overdose caused by a deadly miscalculation aided by weak regulations of the sale of pure caffeine powder.
Science-Based Satire: Chiropractors…in Space?
Did the United States government recently appoint a new chief to helm a division of space chiropractic? In space can anyone hear your spine crack? No, space is a vacuum and sound can't be produced without vibrating air. Also, this is satire.
Medical Misinformation Falsely Links a Serious Infection to Leftover Chinese Food
A young man contracted a dangerous infection that was newsworthy, because it could have been prevented by a safe vaccine, but it had absolutely nothing to do with leftover Chinese food despite what is being promoted by a viral YouTube video and several news articles.
The American Academy of Pediatrics Weighs in on “Alternative Perinatal Practices”: Part 2
In a recently published clinical report, the AAP tackles potentially risky "alternative practices" involving labor and delivery of human newborns.
The American Academy of Pediatrics Weighs in on “Alternative Perinatal Practices”: Part 1
In a soon-to-be published clinical report, the AAP tackles potentially risky "alternative practices" involving labor and delivery of human newborns.
A Journalist Asks if Your Child Needs an Energy Healer. The Answer Probably Won’t Surprise You.
A healthcare journalist writing for a respected source of news for millions of people has penned an article that endorses pure quackery in the form of energy healing for kids.