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Privacy International report claims European websites sell mental health information to advertisers and fail to meet GDPR

A new study by the charity Privacy International (PI) claims that popular health websites in Europe routinely share users’ mental health information with advertisers, data brokers and large tech companies. The charity analysed more than 136 popular web pages related to depression in Germany, France and the UK, using the open-source tool webxray to identify… Read More »

FDA curbs unfounded memory supplement claims

I must have seen the commercial for Prevagen 50 times. Perhaps you’ve seen it, too: “You might take something for your heart… your joints… your digestion. So why wouldn’t you take something for the most important part of you… your brain? With an ingredient originally found in jellyfish! Healthier brain, better life!” Like many heavily-advertised… Read More »

Bayer to pay $2 billion after losing suit that claims weedkiller Roundup causes cancer

Bottles of Roundup weed killer move along the production line at the herbicide manufacturing facility operated by Monsanto. Jasper Juinen | Bloomberg | Getty Images Bayer AG on Monday was ordered by a Northern California jury to pay more than $ 2 billion to a couple who say they were diagnosed with cancer after using… Read More »

Company claims to have 'complete cure for cancer' within a year

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Washington Post claims ‘medical consensus’ favors abortion, cites two pro-abortion groups as proof

When it comes to abortion, you really can’t trust the press. The Washington Post, for example, published a story on the day of the annual March for Life, scoffing at the idea that a person could oppose abortion based on science. Of course, the paper didn’t come right out and mock the march’s “pro-science” theme… Read More »