Millions of women in the U.S. will be affected by the ruling that overturned Roe v. Wade.
Figures quoted by LBC presenter Nick Ferrari didn’t take account of the total amount of public spending.
Did President Joe Biden approve a "healthcare card" that provides free health, vision and dental benefits? No, that's not true: There's no such "healthcare card" approved by the president -- and the claim is an advertising ploy. The claim
A “public health warning” was recently issued for fluoride toothpaste.
Joe Biden approved a “new card” that “gives free health insurance to Americans” who are 25 and older.
A 2019 video of a telephone antenna removal in Peru has been miscaptioned as a 5G antenna. There is no evidence that 5G technology harms human health.
Does a new National Institutes of Health study find that long COVID isn't real? No, that's not true: Nowhere in the study do the authors say long COVID, also known as post-acute sequelae of SARS CoV-2 infection (PASC), is fake. Lead stud
In the wake of mass shootings in Buffalo, New York, and Uvalde, Texas, some officials have cited mental illness as a reason for the unprovoked attacks. But as we’ve explained before, having a mental illness isn’t predictive of who will perpetrate a
https://www.factcheck.org/2022/05/scicheck-who-has-no-authority-to-dictate-u-s-health-policy/ The World
Texas is "50th in the nation in mental health care access."
SciCheck Digest The World Health Organization can make recommendations after the declaration of a global emergency, but it has no control over any nation’s decisions. Yet conservatives in the U.S. falsely claim that amendments proposed by the Biden a
The World Health Assembly was canceled "after the Geneva airport was coincidentally blown up."
Is President Joe Biden "set to sell America's sovereignty to globalists" at the World Health Organization (WHO)? No, that's not true: Proposed U.S. amendments to WHO rules are aimed at strengthening the organization's ability to prevent,
“The Biden administration is bringing amendments that would propose that all nations of the earth cede their sovereignty over national health care decisions to the WHO.”
U.S. regulators authorized a COVID-19 booster shot for healthy 5- to 11-year-olds, hoping an extra vaccine dose will enhance their protection.
Will the World Health Organization (WHO) have the authority to lock down all of America? No, that's not true: The claim, made by former U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann, spins proposed changes to WHO rules into something much greater than they
"Pfizer tries to hide 2.4K full-time hires handling vax injuries."
"We have (people detained by ICE) that have to be seen within 24 hours, while veterans are seen within months.
The Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation advised that the COVID-19 vaccine may be given to patients under sedation for unrelated procedures without consent as a way to force compliance.
A post on Facebook shows a table of salaries with how much National Insurance (NI) people would pay before and after a recent increase, with the caption: “I didn't realise this but those earning under £34k are not affected by the NI rise. C
Does this post lead senior citizens to accurate information about how to obtain free food from the government without it affecting their food stamps or other benefits? No, that's not true: The website linked in this Facebook post leads us
Quick Take The Disney Company opposed Florida’s “Parental Rights in Education” law, also referred to by critics as “Don’t Say Gay.” Disney’s actions sparked calls from conservatives for a boycott of Disney R
Vegan diets were described by researchers as “less hazardous” for dogs than conventional or raw meat-based diets.
Do only unhealthy people die from COVID-19? No, that's not true: The person posting the statement "Healthy people don't die from COVID" on social media doesn't explain what they meant by healthy, but people of all ages and a wide range of
Gov. Kathy Hochul’s “record” includes “firing” 34,000 health care workers.
REVIEW On 16 March 2022, Fox News published this opinion article by Marty Makary, a surgical oncologist at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. In the article, Makary listed what he considered the “10 biggest COVID mistakes” that health authorities
Viktor Liashko is a Ukrainian citizen by birth. Claims stating otherwise are intended to discredit the Ukrainian administration.
REVIEW The legal market for cannabis is soaring in the U.S. since the 2018 Farm Bill classified hemp, a variety of the plant Cannabis sativa, as a crop and not as a drug. This market is expected to grow by 37% to reach 19.5 billion by 2025. The main
SciCheck Digest The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Pfizer tweeted in February about the dangers of blood clots in veins, which are relatively common and affect as many as 900,000 Americans each year. A story shared on social media, howe
Biden's plan seeks to shrink America’s chronic gap in care between diseases of the body and those of the mind.
Evolving public health guidance and scientific findings over the past two years have many claiming that lawmakers and health officials “lied.” This overlooks the challenges of a rapidly-evolving virus and reflects a misunderstanding of how science
Did Public Health Scotland (PHS) stop publishing weekly COVID-19 data to hide that fully vaccinated people are developing AIDS? No, that's not true: The agency said it's because of an "increasing risk of misinterpretation." COVID skeptics
Do healthy children "never ever" get severe COVID-19 and do mRNA vaccines against COVID-19 undermine children's immune systems, putting them at risk for other infectious diseases? No, that's not true: Pediatric infectious disease research
SciCheck Digest Clinical and real-world studies have shown that the COVID-19 vaccines are effective in preventing serious disease, and there is a long history of vaccine requirements in the U.S. But a list of bogus claims, shared around the world in re
Does this video show the first day of an authentic hearing before an international court with recognized and enforceable power to convene a grand jury weighing criminal charges? No, that's not true: It's a fake court proceeding. Although
The “top ten most unhealthy U.S. cities” are San Francisco; Seattle; Portland, Oregon; San Diego; Honolulu; Washington; Austin, Texas; Irving, Texas; Portland, Maine; and Denver.