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Debunking 7 myths about the COVID vaccine

Debunking 7 myths about the COVID vaccine

New York Times | 
[W]idespread immunization is the fastest and best way to begin to return to a more normal way of life. Seven ...
Viewpoint: Why you shouldn’t be worried about potential reactions to COVID vaccines

Viewpoint: Why you shouldn’t be worried about potential reactions to COVID vaccines

New York Times | 
Anaphylaxis — a potentially life-threatening allergic reaction — is nothing to be ignored. It’s most commonly associated with allergies to ...
Viewpoint: If you care about science and the well-being of our children, don’t close schools

Viewpoint: If you care about science and the well-being of our children, don’t close schools

New York Times | 
We should not be going to public events. We should not be eating indoors at restaurants. We should not be ...
Monsanto Protester

Viewpoint: ‘Bombarding’ public with facts won’t end opposition to GMO crops

New York Times | 
In a paper published early this year in Nature Human Behavior, scientists asked 500 Americans what they thought about foods ...
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Viewpoint: California’s coffee cancer label isn’t backed by evidence—and could do more harm than good

New York Times | 
About two-thirds of smokers will die early from cigarette-based illnesses. Cigarettes are also very addictive. Because of this, it seems reasonable to place warnings ...
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Food fears: How anti-science myths—like ‘clean eating’ and GMO health risks—make eaters anxious

New York Times | 
We talk about food in the negative: What we shouldn’t eat, what we’ll regret later, what’s evil, dangerously tempting, unhealthy ...
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Video: YouTube series Healthcare Triage examines science behind GMO safety

Healthcare Triage | 
What does the science say about the safety of GMOs? Aaron Carroll, professor of pediatrics at Indiana University School of ...
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