Anti-vaxxers are spreading a new rumor, and so, here I am, screaming in the wilderness to see if anyone is paying attention. The new rumor is -- as you may have guessed from my clever title to this blog post -- that vaccines cause autism SIDS. SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome) is a syndrome in [...]
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 [...]
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...
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 [...]