Inadequacy, inappropriateness, infodemics, and more…

FSM News and Articles

JOHN DWYER – The opioid crisis should focus attention on the inadequacy of Primary Care in Australia: “Some three millions of us live with daily severe pain. Arthritis, back injuries, headaches, nerve damage and even psychologically induced pain are some … [Read more...]

Social media, measles, hand-washing and more…

Friends’ News and Articles

Antivaxxers on Facebook:¬†“Increasingly the struggle within the marketplace of ideas between science and pseudoscience is taking place online. All sides have reaped the benefits of online communities and social media, and it is difficult to quantify the exact effect. We … [Read more...]

Paracetamol, measles, probiotics, and more…

General

Expert reaction to study looking at paracetamol in pregnancy and autism, ADHD and other developmental disabilities in children:¬†Another lesson dealing with research and media reporting. There is a growing body of work that taking paracetamol (acetaminophen) during pregnancy leads to development of ADHD … [Read more...]