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New Study is no Reason to Stop Wearing Masks

2 Oct 2020

This article was first published in The Montreal Gazette.

The Psychiatrist Who Calmly Denies Reality

24 Sep 2020

It is alarming to find a popular medical doctor on the Internet who claims that appendicitis—a common inflammation of the appendix which can lead to sepsis and death—is no big deal. According to...

COVID-19 Nonsense May Not Be Benign

17 Sep 2020

There is a great deal of nonsense being spread about COVID-19. No matter how outrageous a claim, it gets traction with some people. It seems hard to believe that some actually believe that Bill...

A Troubling Uptick of COVID-19 in Young People

11 Sep 2020

This article was first published in The Montreal Gazette.

(Aug. 27, 2020) "COVID & More" with the OSS

10 Sep 2020

Video of (Aug. 27, 2020) "Covid & More" with the OSS

A COVID-19 Vaccine - Betting on the Hare or the Tortoise?

9 Sep 2020

The race is on! Pharmaceutical companies and assorted academic researchers around the world are engaged in the quest for the current version of the Holy Grail, a vaccine against the SARS-CoV-2...

Why Some People Choose Not to Wear a Mask

3 Sep 2020

Most people wear a mask as part of their pandemic-altered routine. That’s 83% of Canadians and 67% of Americans by recent estimates. But there is a minority of people who don’t, and their voices...

Zinc Supplements and COVID-19

3 Sep 2020

As a young physician, in 1968, Dr. Ritchie was part of a group that demonstrated the benefits of vitamin E supplementation in preventing anemia in formula-fed premature babies. After that, he does...

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