Lily Wythe is a teenaged girl with a deadly brainstem cancer whose case has made international news because of her family's crowdfunding to get her into a clinical trial. Should investigators be allowed to fund trials this way?
Andy Serwer of Yahoo! Finance interviewed Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. It did not go well. Serwer allowed RFK, Jr. to spew his antivax propaganda largely unquestioned.
"the goop lab" will premiere on Netflix on January 24. It's just the latest goop vehicle to sell quackery to women under the guise of "empowerment."
GoFundMe is frequently used by patients to pay for quackery. How can its policies be changed to make misuse of the platform more difficult?
Dr. Joseph Mercola has built a massive alternative health empire. Unfortunately, he's now using his wealth to fund antivaccine propaganda.
Whole Foods was purchased by Amazon in 2017. If you thought that would make a difference in the selling of quackery by Whole Foods, you thought wrong. Homeopathy and antivaccine quackery still rule there.
Sherri Tenpenny and James Grundig contort logic into pretzels to deny that low vaccine uptake is responsible for measles outbreaks in Samoa and Congo.
As a deadly measles outbreak continued to kill children in Samoa, antivaccine activist Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. wrote to Samoan Prime Minister Tuilaepa Aiono Sailele Malielegaoi. His deceptive pseudoscientific talking points became the template for antivaxers seeking to deflect blame from themselves.
Yesterday, antivaxers held a protest event on the Mall in Washington, DC that they called the Vaccine Injury Epidemic (VIE) Event. Misnformation flowed fast and furious.
Orac has been writing about this a long time. Finally, the mainstream media are noticing how antivaxers target minorities with their message.