A man given 18 months to live said that he used cannabis oil to treat cancer, but he died of cancer a year later and there’s no proof that cannabis can treat cancer.
Health / Medical
Claims that John McCain votes to end cancer treatments for Medicare beneficiaries aren’t true — but McCain did vote for a GOP tax reform bill that could lead to deep mandatory Medicare cuts.
False claims that Canada euthanasia law allows parents to kill children went viral in November 2017.
The EPA reversed an Obama-era decision to ban all tolerances of the chemical chlorpyrifos — but there’s no indication Trump was paid to so.
Some vendors of eclipse glasses made false claims about the safety benefits of their products in the lead up to the total solar eclipse in August 2017.
Scientific data casts serious doubt on claims that CLA safflower oil promotes weight loss and helps break down belly fat.
It’s true that fecal bacteria was found in Starbucks drinks in July 2017 — but that’s not unusual, and there wasn’t any cause for concern.
Mitch McConnell had polio as a boy, but his treatments were funded by the March of Dines, not free government healthcare, as has been reported.
Claims are false that big tobacco must pay individuals thousands of dollars per month to settle a deceptive advertising lawsuit from the 1990s.
Warnings About Tick-Transmitted Powassan Virus-Truth! Summary of eRumor: Warnings about Powassan Virus, a virus transmitted by ticks that can be deadly or cause permanent neurological symptoms, circulated as summer of 2017 began.…