Sorry, dear Atlantic: essential oils are probably not “the new antibiotics”


I feel like there’s a lot of hype about essential oils and herbs in popular culture today — check out the herbal aisle at Whole Paycheck sometime for example. They get advertised as possible cures for all kinds of disorders, often on the … Continue reading

Do vaccines contain toxic chemicals?


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The smallpox vaccine saved hundreds of millions of lives. Arguably it qualifies as one of the most important inventions in history. But that doesn’t mean it was a welcome invention when it first came around. Check out this cartoon apparently … Continue reading