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What myth are you tired of hearing?

What myth are you tired of hearing?

Relatively Interesting October 27, 2016 0

What is a myth that you’re tired of hearing?  Redditors were recently asked that question and came up with some very interesting responses.  Here they are, in order of their popularity.  Note that images

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Just the Facts:  Radiation, Cell Phones, Wi-Fi, and Cancer.

Just the Facts: Radiation, Cell Phones, Wi-Fi, and Cancer.

Relatively Interesting October 11, 2016 0

Electromagnetic fields (EMF) are just about everywhere as our society becomes more and more technological.  Sources of EMF include WiFi, lighting, microwaves, radio, television, cell phones, among many.  Increasingly, there are a number of

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6 Myths about Oral Health Debunked

6 Myths about Oral Health Debunked

Relatively Interesting July 8, 2016 0

Consistent practice of oral hygiene is paramount to maintain your teeth and gum’s health. Aside from brushing and flossing, it’s also essential to have an appointment for dental check-ups to promote oral health care.

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Myths That Cripple HIV/AIDS Pandemic Control Measures

Myths That Cripple HIV/AIDS Pandemic Control Measures

Relatively Interesting July 7, 2016 0

HIV/AIDS is one of the most prevalent diseases in the world today that has killed millions of people to date. Certain myths and misconceptions have prompted behaviors that have impaired the HIV/AIDS Pandemic Control

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The Danger of Homeopathy and why it must not gain a foothold in the UK (or anywhere else)

The Danger of Homeopathy and why it must not gain a foothold in the UK (or anywhere else)

Relatively Interesting June 1, 2016 1

Why homeopathy must not gain a foothold in the UK Keir Liddle, University of Stirling Despite the NHS stating that “homeopathy performs no better than placebos”, support for the practice still prevails. The reason

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How Crops Are Genetically Modified and What Fruits and Vegetables looked like prior to domestication

How Crops Are Genetically Modified and What Fruits and Vegetables looked like prior to domestication

Relatively Interesting February 4, 2016 5

The image above illustrates the type of propaganda that is commonly shared on the Internet about GMOs.  Images like those are often shared without the “sharer” taking the time to understand what “genetically modified”

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A Rational Look at GMOs:  Facts, Fiction, and Fear Mongering

A Rational Look at GMOs: Facts, Fiction, and Fear Mongering

Relatively Interesting September 1, 2015 3

Whilst researching this topic it soon became apparent that: ‘Genetically Modified Organisms’ (just call me GMO) is a huge and diverse field to tackle in a short article. For a comprehension exposition, not only

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Acupuncture research – the path least scientific?

Acupuncture research – the path least scientific?

Relatively Interesting July 26, 2015 0

Neil O’Connell, Brunel University London and Lorimer Moseley, University of South Australia A rather flattering article on acupuncture on The Conversation holds a mirror to a broader problem in the world of acupuncture research. A problem

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Reflexology: panacea or placebo?

Reflexology: panacea or placebo?

Relatively Interesting July 5, 2015 2

Hylton B Menz, La Trobe University Reflexology is a form of manual therapy based on the principle that specific locations on the feet, hands and ears have connections to the rest of the body.

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6 Celebrities & Their Dangerous Pseudoscientific Ideas

6 Celebrities & Their Dangerous Pseudoscientific Ideas

Relatively Interesting June 29, 2015 3

It’s rather frustrating to see how gullible people can be when it comes to celebrities and some of society’s attraction to following their lives .  After all, who really needs to keep up with the

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