REVIEW A Facebook reel posted on 2 September 2023 made several claims about the benefits of taking amino acid supplement N-acetylcysteine (NAC). In the reel, Steve Lucchino, athlete and owner of health supplement shop Elite Nutrition Omaha, claimed
A new book details the tactical success of Mossad’s efforts against the Islamic Republic.
Craving decorum in an unserious age.
REVIEW Casting doubt on the effectiveness of COVID-19 vaccines has been a recurring theme of misinformation since the vaccination rollout in December 2020. Health Feedback has covered this subject in several previous reviews, explaining why claims t
Does California Senate Bill 553 make it illegal to confront or fight back against looters, burglars and shoplifters? No, that's not true: California SB 553 does not fine employees who confront shoplifters, the senator who sponsored the bi
Plus: Trump’s abortion comments reflect his third way. Will pro-lifers acquiesce?
SciCheck Digest Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the director-general of the World Health Organization, is an advocate for equitable distribution of the COVID-19 vaccines in countries around the globe. But a social media post misleadingly claims,
The United States is better off helping the country thwart Russian aggression.
Is former President Donald Trump facing the possibility of the death penalty in the four indictments against him? No, that's not true: Lead Stories spoke to three legal experts who told us that none of the charges against Trump carries th
REVIEW Since the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic, many misleading claims have promoted the ability of ivermectin to treat or prevent COVID-19 despite a lack of evidence. Recently, social media claims have suggested that the U.S. Food and Drug
A video from the US is circulating on social media again, claiming that mortality data in the UK shows Covid-19 vaccines to cause a large increase in deaths. This is not what the data shows.
It might be more truth-telling than Republican voters want to hear.
Which claims allege criminal behavior, which don’t, and what evidence supports them?
Political controversies about music are boring.
Did Riley Gaines settle a civil suit against Lia Thomas for $1.2 million? No, that's not true: This claim originated from a self-described satirical website aimed at trolling conservatives. That website, The Dunning-Kruger Times, has a di
How this week’s indictment in Georgia fits in with the rest.
Three out of four claims made in this attack ad are exaggerated or false
A bill sponsored by U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders would “increase government control” of pharmacy benefit managers and is a “radical health care takeover.”
On August 2 2023, a post about the tax status of far-right activist group Moms for Liberty was popular on image-sharing site Imgur: Tax status complaint filed against anti-LGBTQ+ Moms for Liberty In total, ten article screenshots were attached to the
Waiting for a really good lightning strike.
Waiting for a really good lightning strike.
REVIEW Since the onset of the COVID-19 vaccination campaign, several inaccurate claims have circulated that individuals directly or indirectly connected to the global vaccination effort avoided receiving their own doses. This is the case for instanc
Did country music star Jason Aldean file a defamation suit against host Whoopi Goldberg and the talk show "The View"? No, that's not true: This claim originated from a self-described satirical website aimed at trolling conservatives. That
CLAIM: The Department of Justice has dropped all charges against FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried, who is accused of cheating investors and looting customer deposits on the cryptocurrency trading platform.
Doctors in the Netherlands “ordered” to euthanize “citizens with autism and other minor disabilities, even if the patient does not currently express any desire to die."
“There is no such thing as a trans kid.”
Did YouTube ban video clips from the newly released movie, "Sound of Freedom" due to "discriminating against pedophiles" and "discrimination against MAPs"? No, that's not true: There is no policy listed under the community guidelines of Y
Refusing to challenge the frontrunner puts him on a path to the nomination.
Did Miss USA "Natasha Berkelston" state she "won't compete against a man" and boycott the 2023 Miss Universe pageant after Rikkie Kollé was named Miss Netherlands, becoming the first transgender woman to take the title? No, that's not tr