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Category Archives: Health
Shocker! It turns out that Sensa, the “tastant” food additive that supposedly curbed cravings and led to weight loss, doesn’t actually do what it’s advertised to do! At least, that’s the finding of the Federal Trade Commission, following on the … Continue reading
I know it’s only coincidence that the newest Skeptoid episode, Student Questions: Food Woo, Food Woo, and More Food Woo, released on the same week that the new year turned over, but it feels appropriate that it came out the same … Continue reading
10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2…. 1 Trick to avoid a hangover. The internet and national news is abuzz every New Years Eve with advice on how to minimize a hangover after overindulging. Most of it is … Continue reading
Mindfulness. Yes I wrote about it earlier (a first dip, and then a solid three parter 1 2 3), and analysed if there was some science in it. In short: probably yes but the field needs some work to get … Continue reading
Viral video aggregator Upworthy has been in the news a lot lately, mostly for their meteoric rise in popularity and maddening-yet-effective headline writing style. One element of the site that didn’t get much press, however, was an announcement they made … Continue reading
As a transwoman, I get asked all sorts of odd questions about my body. One question I hadn’t encountered until recently, though, is “Aren’t you concerned about estrogen toxicity?” The question came after a discussion of the typical hormone regimen … Continue reading
I used to hang out at raw food potlucks… Little did they know, I was a spy for the evil skeptic army!
A few years ago, I began frequenting raw food potlucks just for the hell of it. I figured I had nothing to lose, and at the very least it would make an interesting case study. In the process, I tried … Continue reading
As it so often happens, it started with a link. This particular one was a story on a website called “Signs of the Times,” and it proclaimed: “Charges Filed: Panel of experts conclude Gardasil injection caused multiple sclerosis and immune … Continue reading
Writing this blog has proved to be quite the challenge. I enjoy doing it as it is greatly helping me work on being a better writer. It also is a fantastic way to educate people on the process of science, … Continue reading
News-sites love to lead with the headline “Scientists Baffled”, or “Medical Mystery”. Mostly a complete fabrication and/or distorted truth. Not all medical professionals are created equal and everyone is capable of mistakes. That does not mean that all of the … Continue reading