Tag Archives: Suggests

TV Preacher Jim Bakker Suggests His $125 Product Kills Coronavirus (COVID-19) and HIV

Good heavens, you won’t believe what televangelist Jim Bakker is hocking now. He’s selling Silver Solution, which he and a guest on his show claim can kill the new coronavirus (COVID-19), SARS and HIV. And, at no extra charge, it also “gets rid of all venereal diseases.” “We use it all the time,” Bakker says in… Read More »

Harvard study suggests racial tension may stem from fear of exposure to infectious diseases

Social scientists have long worked to understand the roots of racial prejudice in the U.S., and for years, the story went like this: As different groups are exposed to others, their prejudice against those others increases. Brian O’Shea wasn’t buying it. A postdoctoral fellow working in the lab of Matt Nock, the Edgar Pierce Professor… Read More »

Legal marijuana reduces chronic pain but increases car crashes and drug overdoses, study suggests

Legal marijuana reduced ER visits for chronic pain in Colorado – but it drove up car crash hospitalizations by 10% and drug overdoses by 5%, study finds Marijuana is now legal for medical use in the majority of US states, and for recreational use in 10 states  Before the drug was legal, there was little… Read More »

Study Suggests A Bottle Of Wine A Week May Have Same Cancer Risk As 10 Cigarettes

Wine Wednesday, how we knew thee. But it might be time to bid our regular wine evenings (and afternoons) goodbye, because the latest research on the effects of our wine night do not look promising. A new study published in the journal BMC Public Health shows that consuming one bottle of wine per week — that’s roughly… Read More »