Tag: #studies

The Hijacking of Fluorine 18.998, Part Three

In the last two blog posts (here and here), I told you about the history of fluoridation of water in the United States and other parts of the world. I told you how a dentist traveled out west to Colorado and, through observation and laboratory study, helped determine that adding fluoride to drinking water prevented tooth decay. Of course, the…

Sample Sizes and Statistical Significance

Some dude said I didn’t know what I was talking about because, in his world, a small sample size with a statistical significance only gets more statistically significant if the sample size increases. He’s also an antivaxxer, so…

The pros and cons of the Dengue vaccine

If you live in a developed nation, you probably haven’t heard of dengue. That’s okay. Not very many people in your position have. On the other hand, if you live in a developing nation — and you keep up with the news — you have heard of dengue and how bad it is getting and how bad it can be.…