How we know vaccines don’t cause autism – and why this belief persists
— 26 Mar 2019
The claim that “vaccines cause autism” first received its scientific backing by Andrew Wakefield’s now-retracted study in The Lancet, published in 1998. The study...
Here is who repeated an unsupported claim about “a complete cure for cancer in a year”, misleading millions on social media
— 15 Feb 2019
Another purported cure-all for cancer A claim that the “first complete cure for cancer” had been discovered by an Israeli startup made waves on the Internet recently. This clai...
The Most Popular Health Articles of 2018, a Scientific Credibility Review
— 28 Jan 2019
News about health and medicine touch the lives of many people, therefore they often become highly circulated on the Internet. Many of these articles achieve viral status, but how m...