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Consumer groups urge feds to act against Mercola and his false COVID-19 claims – Science-Based Medicine

Consumer rights organizations urge the FDA and FTC to take action against Joseph Mercola and his businesses over their false, misleading, and dangerous claims that their products will prevent, treat or cure COVID-19. Jann Bellamy on August 13, 2020 Consumer and social justice groups are asking the FDA and FTC to bring enforcement actions against Joseph Mercola, D.O., […]

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Trump administration announces some COVID-19 tests can skip FDA review providing new opportunities for dubious lab tests – Science-Based Medicine

The Trump administration unexpectedly announced that the FDA will no longer regulate some lab tests, including those for COVID-19. In addition to potentially allowing unreliable COVID tests on the market, the decision creates an opening for more bogus CAM tests. Jann Bellamy on August 27, 2020 The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced last week that […]

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Autism versus Face Masks and Maskholes | SQUIDALICIOUS

We’re several months into mandatory pandemic face masking, and my son still can’t wear a mask. It’s not for lack of trying; he knows he’s supposed to wear one, and we talk about how they help protect people from COVID-19 and why it is a deadly and contagious virus. When I put my mask on, he puts […]

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Interview: Melanie Keiling | Neurodiversity News

Today on Neurodiversity News, I have had the pleasure to speak with Melanie Keiling, who runs the wonderful page, Autistic Grandma. Neurodiversity News: Tell me about yourself and what you do. Melanie Keiling: I am a 50-year-old stay at home autistic mother of four autistic kids. I spend my free time running my blog, Autistic Grandma. I […]

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Interview: Steve Silberman | Neurodiversity News

Neurodiversity News: Tell me about yourself and what you do. Steve Silberman: I am a writer. I wrote for Wired Magazine for a very long time as a science reporter. About five years ago, I published a very in-depth history of autism and neurodiversity called NeuroTribes. Unexpectedly, it became a bestseller and is now out in […]