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Oh My, There is Cyanide in B12 Supplements. Really.

17 Aug 2022

There are many things in life to worry about but cyanide in vitamin B12 supplements is not one of them. Why do I bring this up? Because of a video that has been circulating about “the toxic...

Infertility: A Diabolical Agenda Is Anti-Vaxx Sleight-of-Hand Propaganda

12 Jul 2022

There is a lot to unpack in the deceptively simple (and simply deceptive) 30-minute documentary Infertility: A Diabolical Agenda, released on June 10, 2022.

Not Seeing Eye-to-Eye With an Eye Visionary

8 Jul 2022

Being in the business of separating sense from nonsense for several decades, I have across many contemptible scams. One of the most outrageous ones entices people to fork out money for a...

Are Acne Face Maps a Help or a Hoax?

22 Jun 2022

The French word for pimple is “bouton”. This also happens to be the French word for button. It presents a more positive image than the English word “pimple,” which originates from the old English ...

Let’s Squeeze the Hype Out of Juice Plus

29 Apr 2022

I first heard about Juice Plus back in 1994, from of all people, O.J. Simpson. I suppose he was a natural to promote these dehydrated juice capsules since, after all, the nickname of the former...

Shining a Light on Testicular Red Light Therapy

20 Apr 2022

A few years ago, I hosted a television documentary on food. One of the episodes focused on milk and so we visited many different farms and witnessed countless herds of cows actually being milked....

Netflix's Afterlife Show with Medium Tyler Henry Is Dead on Arrival

18 Mar 2022

It was the psychomanteum that broke me. In episode 5 of Netflix’s Life After Death with Tyler Henry, the self-professed California medium asks his dad to build him a “psychomanteum.” He explains it...

Dr. Oz’s Sad Trip Down the Rabbit Hole

18 Feb 2022

It seems that Dr. Mehmet Oz’s transformation from respected surgeon to deplorable pseudoscience advocate is complete. He recently slandered Dr. Fauci as a “petty tyrant” and then called him ...

QAnon’s Adrenochrome Quackery

10 Feb 2022

“There’s only one source for this stuff, the adrenalin glands from a living human body.” That bit of misinformation found in Hunter. S Thompson’s 1971 psychedelic classic, “Fear and Loathing in Las...

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