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Doctors Against Dr. Oz: Keep Your Eye on the Snake Oil Salesman

Until recently, Dr. Mehmet Oz’s grip on the nation was firm. Indeed, America’s television doctor has charisma on his side. The handsome host’s demographic is composed largely of adoring women …

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Global Quickies: Racist Jewelry, Racist Columnist, and Volcanoes

PAKISTAN “The progressive activist and organizer who ran Pakistan’s first-ever hackathon and led a human rights and a peace-focused nonprofit known as The Second Floor (T2F) was shot dead today …

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Men vs Women: Who Would Murder Hitler with a Time Machine?

Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Sorta transcript: If you had a time machine, would you use it to go back to when Hitler was a young artist so …

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Pop Psychology, Personality Types, And Thick Skin

If people love anything, they love pop psychology, especially if they get to take a little test that tells them what kind of person they are. Of course many of …

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Physicians Speak Out Against Dr. Oz’s Position on Columbia Medical School Faculty

Dr. Oz is America’s trusted television doctor. Though his expertise is cardiac surgery, the Dr. Oz Show covers myriad subjects and tops ratings, with millions tuning in daily to heed …

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#AskAchemist: Poison. Not the band. Or the Bell Biv DeVoe song.

In this installment of #AskAchemist, we’ll be talking about a favorite of mine… No, not Idris Elba. @DrRubidium What is a poison? How is it defined by chemists? #AskAChemist — …

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Biotech Opponents: Enough with “If It’s Safe Then Drink It” Rhetoric

Americans’ rampant failure to grasp the integral tenet of toxicology, “the dose makes the poison,” demonstrates our nation’s lack of critical-thinking skills. Indeed, there are plenty of substances that like glyphosate, are safe when used as directed. Nevertheless, nobody in his right mind would drink a glassful. Some amusing yet apt examples have made their way through social media with hashtag #IfItsSafeThenDrinkIt.

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#AskAChemist: Bear snake shark edition!

_________ Have a chemistry question? Ask a chemist! _________ featured image made by the author using PowerPoint

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