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Magnesium Supplements for Sleep May Not Work Like a Dream

22 Sep 2023

Everywhere I turn these days, an influencer is trying to sell me magnesium supplements. Apparently, all of us who find it difficult to fall asleep and stay asleep all night are missing the boat....

What’s Trending in the World of Pseudoscience

15 Sep 2023

Our office’s mission is to separate sense from nonsense, which may well be a Sisyphean task. There is a lot of pseudoscience—meaning ideas and interventions that look scientific but that are not...

An Alien Abduction? Hardly a Convincing One.

1 Sep 2023

In September of 1961, Barney and Betty Hill had taken a belated honeymoon trip and were on their way to New Hampshire from Montreal on what should have been an uneventful drive. It turned out to be...

Step Right Up! Essential Oils Boost Your Memory (Maybe Not)!

25 Aug 2023

As we get older, our memory declines. What if I told you there was now a “simple” and “easy” successful method to boost your memory, the result of research from genuine scientists at a university...

Who Is Likely to Believe in Conspiracy Theories?

28 Jul 2023

Pre-pandemic, the question I would most often get was, “How do I know whom to trust when it comes to health and science information?”...

I Watched a Week’s Worth of RFK Jr.’s Fear-Inducing “TV Channel”

7 Jul 2023

As Robert F. Kennedy Jr. throws his hat in the latest American presidential race, it would be easy to confine his bad ideas to the label “anti-vaccine.” He is, after all, the founder and chairman...

Quack Clinics in Mexico Bet Big on Experimental Immunotherapy

14 Apr 2023

Despair is a powerful motivator. While some people travel to Mexico for pleasure and relaxation, others are prompted by despair. If you have been diagnosed with stage IV cancer and your doctors...

Dowsing: Dowse It Work?

17 Mar 2023

Desperate times call for desperate measures, I suppose. Although we live in a world driven by technology, we are always one cataclysm away from retreating to magical notions. Climate change is...


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