Suggests root canals are linked to breast cancer.
Did a doctor take over eight minutes to gingerly remove a "parasite" from a woman's scalp? No, that's not true: This video is the creation of sword swallower and content creator Juliette Electrique, who works with Las Vegas entertainment
"There is absolutely no reason why Wisconsin should be facing a worker shortage to the level we are when there are 123,000 more able-bodied childless adults on BadgerCare since the pandemic."
The video shows a discussion on genome-editing technique rather than an mRNA procedure. mRNA isn't even mentioned once in the entire video.
Is it always "possible to get through TSA with your water, as long as it's living electrically reduced water" or "medical grade water"? Not necessarily: A spokesperson for the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) told Lead Stories
Jayland Walker, the 25-year-old Black man who died at the hands of police in Akron, Ohio, was shot dozens of times, with 26 bullets recovered from his body, according to a preliminary autopsy report.
Colloidal silver is “harmless” unless you’re allergic to it.
REVIEW In a video published by the organization Live Action, which opposes abortion, neonatologist Kendra Kolb claimed that abortion is never medically necessary. One of the reasons she cited is that the treatment of life-threatening conditions like
SciCheck Digest There are life-threatening complications in which abortion is medically necessary, and social media posts claiming otherwise are incorrect, physicians said. “In some situations, abortion is the only medical intervention that can p
Is abortion never medically necessary to save the life of the mother? No, that's not true: Two board-certified OB-GYNs said there are multiple reasons why abortion could be medically necessary to save the life of the mother. Some of these
As laws restricting abortion snap into place across at least 18 states after the June 24 Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, people have taken to social media to question […] The post How treatment of ectopic pregnancy fits into pos
The three major U.S. credit reporting companies will stop counting paid medical debt on the reports that banks, potential landlords and others use to judge creditworthiness.
Ectopic pregnancies happen when a fertilized egg attaches outside the uterus. These pregnancies are not viable and must be terminated, but doctors don’t call it an abortion. They aren’t included in abortion bans, but medical experts say unclear law
REVIEW Recurrent mass shootings in the U.S., such as the Uvalde school shooting in June 2022, once again drew the attention of both the American and international media on the issue of firearm-related deaths. Unsurprisingly, posts and commentaries o
SciCheck Digest Pop star Justin Bieber announced he has Ramsay Hunt syndrome, a form of facial paralysis caused by a reactivation of the virus that causes chickenpox. Social media posts have claimed his condition was caused by COVID-19 vaccination, but
The video making rounds on social media was filmed in 2019 and is unrelated to the recent shooting in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
Are you six times more like to be killed by a doctor than a gun in the United States? We don't know. The estimates are too scattered to form a conclusion. Official mortality statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (
Goat’s milk is a good substitute for baby formula.
On May 12 2022, an Imgur account shared a purported screenshot of a tweet by a woman who said that her parents had divorced after 52 years — so that her mother would not inherit her father’s medical debt after his death: On a patterned ba
Is the "Doctor" of Dr. Oz a branded nickname with no meaning, like the name of the soft drink Dr Pepper? No, that's not true: Before Dr. Oz became a household name as a regular guest on "The Oprah Winfrey Show" and then in 2009, as the ho
Are Obamacare and medical coding part of a coordinated global system of human and child trafficking? No, that's not true: Obamacare, also known as the Affordable Care Act (ACA), is a comprehensive health care reform law enacted in March 2
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On March 18 2022, a “big if true” CNBC headline suggesting that credit bureaus were planning to remove medical debts from consumer credit reports made the rounds on social media: US Credit Bureaus to strip 70% of unpaid medical d
Joe Biden was holding a medical device in a photo he tweeted during the 2022 Winter Olympics.
Did The Lancet publish a medical professor's warning that natural immunity has made vaccine mandates irrelevant? No, that's not true: The professor cited never uses the word "irrelevant" in his letter to the British medical journal but he
REVIEW As of 15 February 2022, more than 4.8 billion people—almost 62% of the global population— have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. Safety monitoring data clearly show that the benefits of COVID-19 vaccines outweigh their ris
COVID-19 measures were lifted after infection rates plateaued. No legal warrant has been issued against the CEO of GSK Emma Walmsley.
All of the 200-plus athletes heading to Beijing for the Winter Games next month are fully vaccinated, and not a single one asked for a medical exemption.
Novak Djokovic will get a chance to defend his Australian Open title after receiving a medical exemption to travel to Melbourne.
A Bureau of Prison spokesperson declined to disclose any details of Kaczynski's medical condition or the reason for his transfer.
Did a team of 1,000 lawyers and 10,000 medical experts start a second Nuremberg trial against world leaders and public health organizations for pandemic-related crimes against humanity? No, that's not true: Spokespersons for the Centers f
Does Dr. Vernon Coleman share medical proof that the COVID-19 jab is murder? No, that's not true: A headline makes the claim he has medical proof the COVID vaccine is "murder," but Coleman never uses the word murder in his video about the
A new medical diagnosis code has been designated for people who decline vaccines, and it will be used to help determine who will go into "education camps."
Did the British Medical Association's news blog reveal flaws that disqualify the results of a contractor's field testing of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine, and were the problems ignored by the Food & Drug Administration and by Pfizer? No,
Do patent documents "expose" the existence of microscopic computing, tracking and medical devices in the COVID vaccines made by Moderna and Pfizer? No, that's not true: The patents described are for the lipids used to send mRNA instructio
The Fair Fight Political Action Committee has donated $1.34 million from its political action committee to wipe out debt with a face value of $212 million that is owed by 108,000 people.
SciCheck Digest The Federal Emergency Management Agency is deploying contracted medical workers to understaffed hospitals, where they are required to comply with COVID-19 vaccine mandates. But social media posts falsely claim that “doctors and nu
Singapore Prime Minister Praveen Kumar announced that the donation will be made by the end of November 2021.
REVIEW Ultrasound (also called ultrasonography) is widely used in medicine for imaging. It uses high-frequency sound waves to produce internal images of the body. One of its advantages is that it doesn’t use X-rays, meaning that patients aren’t