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An Open Letter to ZDoggMD | Science-Based Medicine

An Open Letter to ZDoggMD | Science-Based Medicine

Dear. ZDoggMD, During a recent social media kerfuffle, you referred to yourself as “arguably the biggest advocate for vaccination on social media”. Indeed, you’ve hosted credible individuals like Dr. Paul Offit who spoke eloquently on the dangers COVID-19 poses to children and how the vaccine can prevent these harms. You posted a video of your own daughter getting vaccinated.

‘Shark Tank’-funded food sensitivity test is medically dubious, experts say

This EverlyWell service which is saturating TV screens with ads lately looks like it is another Theranos story. In other words the medical practicality of the test is dubious at best according to medical professionals. In other words don’t waste your money. From the article: (The emphasis is mine)

—“But what EverlyWell describes as one of its best-sellers — a test for food sensitivity — is of dubious medical value, according to experts interviewed by STAT. The $199 test promises to use a fingerprick’s worth of blood to gauge whether a person’s immune system is active against 96 common foods, including asparagus, garlic, and eggs. An immune protein called immunoglobulin G, the company’s website says, could be to blame for symptoms such headaches, stomach pain, diarrhea, and fatigue.

Other online vendors sell immunoglobulin G tests for food sensitivity as well, though none have reached EverlyWell’s degree of prominence. ALL ARE CONSIDERED LABORATORY-DEVELOPED TESTS, AND ARE THEREFORE NOT REGULATED BY THE FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION.

Yet physician groups have for years advised against using immunoglobulin G tests to evaluate for so-called food sensitivities or intolerances. And ALLERGY EXPERTS TOLD STAT THAT THE TEST IS USELESS AT BEST AND COULD EVEN CAUSE HARM IF IT LEADS CUSTOMERS TO UNNECESSARILY CUT NUTRITIOUS FOODS FROM THEIR DIET.”—

A ‘Shark Tank’-funded test for food sensitivity is medically dubious, experts say

W hen Julia Cheek walked onto the set of “Shark Tank,” her five potential investors wore their trademark scowls. Yet within minutes, their demeanor changed, eyebrows raised and heads nodding as they peppered her with questions about her company, EverlyWell, and its promise to revolutionize medical diagnostics.

Doctors Demand Spotify Puts an End to Joe Rogan’s Covid Lies – Rolling Stone

‘A Menace to Public Health’: Doctors Demand Spotify Puts an End to Covid Lies on ‘Joe Rogan Experience’

As an infectious disease epidemiologist and research fellow at Boston’s Children’s Hospital who debunks health misinformation on Instagram -where she has more than 380,000 followers – Jessica Malaty Rivera regularly receives tips from her followers about viral content to debunk.

Before Joe Rogan 15 twenty years ago there was a body of people out there that I knew of who got their “science” from George Noory and the late Art Bell and their Coast to Coast AM radio program.

Coast to Coast AM

This page contains too many unsourced statements and needs to be improved. Coast to Coast AM is a popular U.S. talk radio show that runs in the wee hours of the late night and early morning. It was originally devised and hosted by the late Art Bell.

REVEALED: Peter Navarro planned conspiracy with Steve Bannon by ‘lining up over 100 congressmen’ to overthrow the election – Raw Story

REVEALED: Peter Navarro planned conspiracy with Steve Bannon by ‘lining up over 100 congressmen’ to overthrow the election

Peter Navarro’s name hasn’t come up much when it comes to the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol and the last-minute plot to overthrow the 2020 election, but his recently published memoir admits to exactly that. The Daily Beast revealed Monday that Navarro’s book cites Steve Bannon as a cohort in a “…

Maps That Put The World In Perspective – BleacherBreaker

Maps That Put The World In Perspective

Like a side-view mirror, sometimes on maps, things look bigger to us than they actually appear. Think about it; a world map shows Greenland as this giant landmass the size of South America when really it’s quite tiny, comparatively speaking. Then there is the Mongolian Empire, a massive region conquering of over nine million square miles.

Why Leftists Should Embrace Our Proud History, from Thomas Paine to the New Deal ❧ Current Affairs

Why Leftists Should Embrace Our Proud History, from Thomas Paine to the New Deal ❧ Current Affairs

Historian Harvey J. Kaye has long argued that leftists are too negative about American history, and that our focus on its horrors and miseries risks downplaying the other side of the story: the great radicals in every generation who have fought, and often died, to make the country better, and whose legacy (and unfulfilled mission) we inherit.

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