Everybody enjoys an excellent conspiracy theory! Even if you don't believe one, it can still be intriguing to learn about. However, sometimes it can cause some hazardous misinformation. Sign up with Trace as he discusses conspiracy theories in the medical world and why they can be hazardous for grownups and children.
Medical Conspiracy Theories and Health Behaviors in the United States
" Over the previous 50 years, numerous conspiracy theories have actually emerged around public health matters such as water fluoridation, vaccines, cellular phone, and natural medicine."
The Threat of Autism Is Not Increased by "A lot of Vaccines"
" Although scientific proof suggests that vaccines do not trigger autism, approximately one-third of moms and dads continue to reveal issue that they do; nearly 1 in 10 moms and dads decline or delay vaccinations because they think it is safer than following the Centers for Illness Control and Prevention's (CDC) schedule."
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Pathogenic SYNGAP1 Mutations Impair Cognitive Advancement by Disrupting Maturation of Dendritic Spine Synapses
" Mutations that trigger intellectual disability (ID) and autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are frequently found in genes that encode for synaptic proteins."
Almost 50% in United States Believe in Medical Conspiracy Theories
" About half of Americans agree with a minimum of one medical conspiracy theory, a brand-new study suggests."
5 Withstanding Kennedy Assassination Theories
" On Nov. 22, 1963, President John F. Kennedy died in Dallas, Texas, the victim of a shot through the head that rung out as his motorcade passed through Dealey Plaza."
Top Ten Conspiracy Theories
" Conspiracy. Just stating the word in discussion can make people politely edge away, trying to find someone who will not corner them with wild theories about how Elvis, John F. Kennedy, and Bigfoot are cryogenically frozen in an underground bunker."
Study: Why individuals ignore truths
" Many people look for details verifying what they think, instead of searching for info that validates or disconfirms a belief, U.S. scientists state."
What is Autism? What Causes Autism?
" Autism is called a complex developmental impairment. Experts believe that Autism emerges throughout the first three years of a person's life."
One Thing we Know About Autism: Vaccines Aren't to Blame
" It all started with bad science."
What Is Autism?
" Autism spectrum condition (ASD) and autism are both general terms for a group of intricate conditions of brain advancement."
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