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Unlicensed medical ‘cures’ are flourishing in closed Facebook groups, where cancer treatments — and even surgery — are sold beyond the reach of the law | Circa October 18, 2019

Tom Porter  Oct 18, 2019, 2:51 AM In a closed Facebook group, British woman Amanda Mary Jewell has for years been selling the chemical GcMAF, claiming it is a cure for cancer and autism. She has provided no medical support for this claim.  Jewell also sells expensive, unregulated treatments at her clinic in the tropical nation […]

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GcMAF advocate Amanda Jewell returned to Facebook despite ban – Business Insider

Amanda Mary Jewell, who promotes the GcMAF as a cure for cancer and autism, got around a ban from October 2019 by using a pseudonym. Amanda Mary Jewell, a British woman operating from Ecuador, reappeared on Facebook a few months after being banned. Jewell was promoting the unlicensed drug GcMAF, claiming without evidence that it […]

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Bolivian Protests Erupt After COVID ‘Miracle Solution’ Might Be Vetoed By President

Bolivia has been plagued with unrest since protesters took to the streets following a potential veto of what some are hailing as a “miracle mineral solution” cure for the novel coronavirus. A law allowing the sale of the solution was recently approved by both houses of Parliament in the country but still needs to be signed […]

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Taking toxic bleach MMS has killed 7 people in the US, Colombian prosecutors say — far more than previously known

The toxic bleach substance known as Miracle Mineral Solution, or MMS, has killed seven people in the US, according to new information from law enforcement in Colombia. The figure was made public after the arrest of Mark Grenon, who is wanted in the US on charges of marketing MMS as a cure for COVID-19. The […]

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VIDEO: Biden VP contender Karen Bass praises Scientology in 2010 ceremony – Business Insider

In the newly unearthed 2010 video, Rep. Bass praises Scientology and its controversial founder, L. Ron Hubbard. Rep. Karen Bass of California heaped praise on the Church of Scientology in a 2010 ceremony, according to a resurfaced video reported by right-wing website The Daily Caller.  In the video, Bass, who is reportedly in the running to be selected […]

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Unlicensed medical ‘cures’ are flourishing in closed Facebook groups, where cancer treatments — and even surgery — are sold beyond the reach of the law | Circa October 18, 2019

Note From Emma Dalmayne: Mary was me. 😉 . ‘In a phone call to the self-described cancer researcher Amanda Jewell, a British woman who calls herself “Mary” describes how she is struggling to cope. “My mother, she has stage three breast cancer. It’s spread to her right. It’s spread to her lymph nodes and they’re giving her […]

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Bolivian senate approves toxic bleach as COVID-19 treatment – Business Insider

The substance, chlorine dioxide, is banned as a medical treatment in several countries but has become the focus of an alternative medicine movement. The Bolivian senate has approved the use of chlorine dioxide, a toxic bleach, as a treatment for COVID-19, according to an official statement Tuesday. The motion needs to be approved by Bolivia’s lower […]