Reviews of articles by: Anonymous

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ADHD prevalence in France is similar to that of other developed countries like the US, cultural differences notwithstanding

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"These two very different cultures have different ADHD levels in children, in America the rate is 19 percent, and in France, it’s .5% – a half of a percent"

SOURCE: Anonymous, Marilyn Wedge, World's Finest New Recipes, Psychology Today

Published: 21 Oct 2019

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Study did not report that cannabis smoking leads to “complete remission” of Crohn’s disease, contrary to widely-circulated claim

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"smoking marijuana causes ‘complete remission’ of Crohn’s disease"

SOURCE: Anonymous, UK Health Expert, BloomsMag

Published: 10 Oct 2019

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Claim that ginger is more effective than chemotherapy for cancer treatment is unsupported

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"ginger is 10,000x more effective at killing cancer than chemo"

SOURCE: Anonymous, Feature Remedies, Health Holistic Living

Published: 30 Sep 2019

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Claim that fasting regenerates the human immune system is unsupported, only based on study in mice

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"the act of fasting for as little as three days can regenerate the entire immune system"

SOURCE: Anonymous, Daily Health Post

Published: 27 Sep 2019

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Sunscreen protects against skin cancer, contrary to widespread claim that it causes cancer

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"Recent Study Shows How Sunscreen Causes Cancer, Not the Sun"

SOURCE: Anonymous, Awareness Act, Midlands Directory, Collective Evolution

Published: 21 Aug 2019

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Internet meme inaccurately claims that fruit is injected with HIV-contaminated blood

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"a [group] of people is injecting fruits with blood containing HIV and AIDS"

SOURCE: Anonymous, Flops n' Memes

Published: 13 Aug 2019

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Widespread claim that HPV vaccine side effects outweigh its benefits misrepresents the scientist it relies on

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"side effects of the [HPV] vaccine outweigh the positives"

SOURCE: Anonymous, Herbs Info

Published: 07 Aug 2019

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Claims that vaccines contain “cancer enzymes” are unfounded, also misleads with one-sided explanation of nagalase function

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"vaccines had cancer enzymes in them"

SOURCE: Anonymous, Disclose.tv

Published: 06 Aug 2019

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Oral contraceptives associated with increased relative risk of blood clots but not a significantly increased absolute risk, generally safe to use

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"Women are not warned about the risk of blood clots with their daily steroidal hormone pill"

SOURCE: Anonymous, LifeSite News

Published: 23 Jul 2019

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Article claiming that the National Cancer Institute “admits marijuana kills cancer” is inaccurate and unsupported

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"Cancer Institute Finally Admits Marijuana Kills Cancer"

SOURCE: Anonymous, USA Health Times, Healthy Food House

Published: 09 Jul 2019

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