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Tag Archives: mercola
This is a reader-recommended topic. In the comments to my post “Please Don’t Tell My Daughter There Are ‘Chemicals’ In Her Soda,” ‘Kristin’ said: Sodas ARE bad for you. It’s a fact, and believe it or not I’m not trying … Continue reading
Writer’s Note: I wanted to write my own collection of nonsense spewed by pseudoscience peddlers. I will be starting with vaccines, but I may expand it into other topics as well at some point. I want to provide short examples … Continue reading
While I’ve spent way too much time this week responding to blog comments here on Skeptoid, I watched so many pieces of bad science flow through my social media feeds this week that it makes me weep knowing how poorly … Continue reading
I have intentionally been trying to avoid posting about aspartame, but Joe Mercola recently posted a reference to the relatively old Sweet Misery anti-aspartame documentary which I have already seen more times that I would like and responded to. This … Continue reading
Barbara Loe Fisher guest stars in the Mercola.com article I will be looking at this week. The anti-vaccine folks have cleverly started to use the term “denial” in their rhetoric as the Mercola article is entitled “Desperate Times for Vaccine … Continue reading
In an April article, “Despite Doctor’s Order, School Bans Girl for Not Getting Chickenpox Vaccine”, Mercola is at it again with strange logic which seems to directly contradict the available facts. It seems that like many who are anti-vaccine, the … Continue reading
While it may appear that I attack every article that Joe Mercola writes, his “newsletter” averages two articles every day except for Sunday (about the same volume as the Skeptoid group blog, except everything is published under his own name). … Continue reading
This is the second of a two-part response to a recent mercola.com speculating on environmental causes for autism. This part briefly responds to his mention of vaccines, phthalates and gut flora.
In a recent article by Joe Mercola, he has a list of what he deems to be likely environmental factors for autism (spoiler: he mentions vaccines). Let’s take a look at some of them. NOTE: I have no intent to … Continue reading