Some medical myths endure no matter how many times they’ve been disproven. Here are 10 that just won’t go away.
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Homeopathy Awareness Week occurs April 10th-16th, with homeopaths around the world promoting their products. But what is homeopathy, and why shouldn’t you use it?
the anti vaccination movement basically consists of random people with no knowledge of medicine going “I can medicine better than doctors” and it would be hilarious if it wasn’t literally killing people
you dont need vaccines, I havent had any and Im still doing great
wow, what a compelling argument. you’ve got me
in other news, i am still alive therefore death must be a myth
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Phil is one Bad Astronomer. Love this.
Chili’s had planned to donate 10% of its customers’ checks on April 7th to the National Autism Association, an organization that claims vaccines “trigger or exacerbate autism in some, if not many, children.” This evening, Chili’s announced it will be canceling the event based on feedback received from its guests.
Photographer Todd Terwilliger calls this picture “Skull Flower,” for reasons that should be obvious. Its resemblance to a human cranium is, of course, purely coincidental — yet the urge for our minds to register this plant as a piece of human anatomy is all but impossible to resist. But why?
PRO: Get to puncture child with needle
CON: You have to go to a place