The last thing my mom said to me that I could understand was that she wanted to go home. I told her we were taking her home in the afternoon.
Pediculosis humanus var capitis is a bloodsucking parasitic insect specific to humans.
Confrontation seldom works: it just makes people angry. It is counterproductive: it only serves to make them invent more rationalizations to defend their beliefs.
For many years during the early 2000s, the WHO had also been working on a document that would have promoted homeopathy worldwide. They had convened a panel of ‘experts’ including the Queen’s homeopath Peter Fisher.
Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) is a rare but tragic phenomenon that kills thousands of infants each year. SIDS appears…
The warm-up is a source of great confusion, a lot of ritual, and even more superstition and pseudoscience.
…one day, I noticed a protruding bump on one knuckle. A trip to the doctor and an x-ray later revealed something my friends have been telling me for year… that I had a screw loose.
When depressed, people are more realistic; they are more deliberate, skeptical, and careful in processing information from the environment.
During the Great Depression, there was intense competition for jobs, and resentment of Mexican immigrants. The plant, used by those immigrants as a recreational drug was demonized and a link made between the drug use and criminal or antisocial behavior.
Cancer patients yearn for hope and are extremely vulnerable to such influences. I do not know a single one who, faced with the diagnosis and all it entails, has not looked at the ‘alternatives’.