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Tainted products causing epidemic

It’s been hailed as a safer alternative to help people quit smoking but alarming cases of serious complications caused by vaping has sparked concern over its use. Young people have made headlines around the world in recent weeks sharing their shocking reactions to vape use, with at least one death reported in the US. In… Read More »

Is the ‘autism epidemic’ real? Researchers say over-diagnosis to blame for spike in number of cases

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. and other anti-vaccine crusaders have long and falsely blamed vaccines for breeding an “epidemic” of autism. But is the epidemic even real? According to the authors of a new study, the astonishing explosion in the number of diagnosed cases of autism is the result of a broadening of the definition of… Read More »