New Drugs Won’t Slow the Suicide Epidemic; They Might Be the Cause

The recent celebrity suicides of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain have alerted media to an epidemic of suicide in the United States over the last 15 years: U.S. health authorities said on Thursday that there had been a sharp rise in suicide rates across the country since the beginning of the…

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Bill Nye Makes Argument Against Vaccines in His Argument For Vaccines

Bill Nye, who has been brazenly wrong about human embryology and about climate science has now taken on the dreaded “anti-vaxxers” in a new video. He claims that if someone gets a communicable disease it’s likely to mutate into something that his vaccination won’t protect him from. Nye is worried…

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We’re So Healthy It’s Killing Us

In the early 1990s, a woman named Tamara visited her doctor in nearby Murfreesboro, Tennessee with a persistent sinus infection. Her doctor didn’t think it was anything to worry about, but prescribed the antibiotic erythromycin to help clear up the infection. Within 24 hours, she was experiencing a heart arrhythmia…

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