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

CLAIM
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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Fluoridated drinking water is not associated with neurological damage, despite online claims to the contrary

CLAIM
Studies have repeatedly linked fluoride to reduced IQ and brain damage

SOURCE: Joseph Mercola, Real Farmacy

Published: 15 Jul 2019

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HPV vaccine does reduce viral transmission, helping with eventual cervical cancer elimination

CLAIM
HPV vaccine may lead to elimination of cervical cancer

SOURCE: Kaitlin Sullivan, NBC News

Published: 09 Jul 2019

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

CLAIM
Cancer Institute Finally Admits Marijuana Kills Cancer

SOURCE: Anonymous, USA Health Times, Healthy Food House

Published: 09 Jul 2019

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Despite claims of curative effects, homeopathy has been shown to lack clinical efficacy and plausibility

CLAIM
The effectiveness of homeopathy is confirmed daily

SOURCE: Joseph Mercola, Mercola

Published: 26 Jun 2019

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Claims of curcumin cancer cure are premature and unsubstantiated

CLAIM
Science just confirmed eating turmeric every day could ‘reverse cancer’

SOURCE: Anonymous, Get Holistic Health, Natural News

Published: 17 Jun 2019

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Contrary to popular video claim, vaccine ingredients are safe, not linked to encephalopathy

CLAIM
Toxic vaccine ingredients in the MMR vaccine cause encephalopathy

SOURCE: Del Bigtree, The Highwire

Published: 13 Jun 2019

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Article wrongly claims that measles vaccine claims more lives than measles infection, misinterprets epidemiological data

CLAIM
Measles Vaccines Kill More People than Measles, CDC Data Proves

SOURCE: Ethan A. Huff, Global Research, Natural News

Published: 03 Jun 2019

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Vaccination does not weaken the immune system against natural infection

CLAIM
With repeated use of vaccines, cell-mediated immunity weakens

SOURCE: Lance D Johnson, Andrew Wakefield, Newstarget

Published: 20 May 2019

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Acidity in bottled drinking water not a cause for health concern, contrary to popular Facebook video claim

CLAIM
Drinking bottled water with an acidic pH is bad for your health

SOURCE: Internet user, Facebook

Published: 13 May 2019

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