Monday, April 22, 2019

Bleaching away what ails you: The Genesis II Church is still selling Miracle Mineral Supplement as a cure-all

Miracle Mineral Supplement (MMS) has been sold by the Genesis II Church of Health and Healing as a cure-all to treat conditions and diseases as diverse as autism, cancer, diabetes, multiple sclerosis, and malaria. Indeed, it's touted as a cure for nearly all disease. It is, however, basically industrial bleach. As ridiculous and harmful as MMS is, it's a quackery that just won't die, as I realized this weekend reading stories about a promotional seminar for MMS in Washington. Bleaching away what ails you: The Genesis II Church is still selling Miracle Mineral Supplement as a cure-all David Gorski

Friday, April 19, 2019

Weight-Loss Surgery Just as Successful for Teens With Down Syndrome

Weight-Loss Surgery Just as Successful for Teens With Down Syndrome

National Hand Hygiene Initiative Successful in Australia

Overall hand hygiene compliance increased from 2009 to 2017; associated drop seen in HA-SAB incidence National Hand Hygiene Initiative Successful in Australia

Short Hospital Stays After Lung Surgery Do Not Up Readmissions

Findings based on one- to two-day length of stay versus three to five days after anatomic lung resection Short Hospital Stays After Lung Surgery Do Not Up Readmissions

Loan Forgiveness, Educational Debt May Affect Practice Patterns

Graduates with loan forgiveness/repayment program more likely to enter primary care fields Loan Forgiveness, Educational Debt May Affect Practice Patterns

New Research Reveals a Startling Increase in Pediatric Foreign-Body Ingestions

New research has revealed a significant increase in pediatric foreign-body ingestions over the past 20 years, including life-threatening batteries and magnets. New Research Reveals a Startling Increase in Pediatric Foreign-Body Ingestions Clay Jones

Thursday, April 18, 2019

Sixty People Charged in Massive Opioid Painkiller Investigation

Individuals linked to about 350,000 prescriptions and 32 million pills Sixty People Charged in Massive Opioid Painkiller Investigation