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Resetting the Hype Around the Vagus Nerve

13 May 2022

Murkiness and wishful thinking about an emerging scientific subject can be spun into certainty. Where researchers are exploring the tenebrous depths of our nervous system with the equivalent of a...

The Liver King Wants You to Dominate Your Health Like a Caveman

28 Jan 2022

Blowing up a bed using a tank is certainly a choice. The bed explodes in slow motion. First, we see the dirt raised from the ground behind the bed. Then, a ball of fire erupts, tossing pillows in...

The Emerald Chlorophyll of Oz

30 Jul 2021

Just like the omnipotence of the Wonderful Wizard of Oz was a mere illusion, so is the almightiness of chlorophyll water. From a distance, the emerald drink looks like an all-natural cure-all to...

The Clown Prince of Wellness

19 Nov 2020

There is a man on the Internet known for satirizing wellness trends who was recently censored on YouTube for spreading unfounded conspiracy theories. JP Sears made a name for himself by gently...

The Frustrating Rorschach Test of Netflix’s (Un)Well

21 Aug 2020

Much like the title’s parentheses which tease a bleaker angle without committing to it, Netflix’s latest health docuseries, (Un)Well, behaves like the infamous Rorschach ink blot test. I imagine...

Holistic Dentistry; Full of……Wholes

31 Jan 2020

Definition of Holistic UK /həˈlɪs.tɪk/ US /hoʊlˈɪs.tɪk/ dealing with or treating the whole of something or someone and not just a part.

Popular Health Guru Sayer Ji Curates the Scientific Literature with His Bachelor’s Degree in Philosophy

11 Jul 2019

There is a tool on Sayer Ji’s website GreenMedInfo.com that I wish I could recommend. I am sometimes asked by members of the public for a place to go to find scientific papers in order to figure...

Goop Men: Putting a Soul Patch on Well-Off Woo Brand

6 Jun 2019

Gwyneth Paltrow’s commonwealth of aspirational feel-goodery is now reaching across the gender aisle with Goop Men. There’s the good, there’s the bad, and there’s the snugly, like this $28,900...

Cracked Science 22: "Malearkey" for Men's Wellness

30 Nov 2018

Video of "Malearkey" for Men's Wellness (CS22)  

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