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

CLAIM
"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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Robert F. Kennedy Jr. misrepresents WHO causality assessment for adverse events following vaccination, wrongly claims it enables cover-up of vaccine deaths

CLAIM
"[It] is nearly impossible to categorize post-vaccine deaths as vaccine-related"

SOURCE: Baxter Dmitry, Robert F. Kennedy Jr., Children's Health Defense, NewsPunch

Published: 15 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

CLAIM
"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

CLAIM
"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

CLAIM
"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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Natural News article inaccurately claims ADHD is a “fake disease” invented for profit

CLAIM
"ADHD is a fake disease invented by Big Pharma to drug children for profit"

SOURCE: Vicki Batts, Natural News

Published: 17 Sep 2019

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Claim that “flu shots are killing elderly citizens in record numbers” based on misinterpreted study

CLAIM
"Flu shots are killing elderly citizens in record numbers"

SOURCE: Sean Adl-Tabatabai, NewsPunch, Your News Wire

Published: 09 Sep 2019

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Lila Rose claim that “abortion is never medically necessary” is inaccurate; it is necessary in certain cases to preserve mother’s life

CLAIM
"Abortion is never medically necessary"

SOURCE: Lila Rose, Young America's Foundation

Published: 30 Aug 2019

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Mandatory vaccination was not “banned” in Sweden because of “serious health concerns” as claimed by multiple outlets

CLAIM
"Sweden Bans Mandatory Vaccinations Over 'Serious Heath [sic] Concerns'"

SOURCE: Baxter Dmitry, Red Ice

Published: 23 Aug 2019

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

CLAIM
"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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