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Oil Pulling Revisited: Where The Danger Lies

This week my social media feed exploded with one particular link to the trend of ” oil pulling.” While Mike Rothschild already did a great job of debunking some of the miracle claims on a Skeptoid blog last year, and … Continue reading

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Oil Pulling: Miracle Treatment or Woo Mouthwash?

The phrase “oil pulling” probably makes you think of a Texas wildcatter putting up derricks and extracting black gold from the barren earth. But to some alternative medicine advocates, it means something else entirely: an ancient method of improving oral … Continue reading

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