Diabetes: different types and what to do about them // Mask misinformation // To bank or not to bank your newborn’s cord blood https://bodyofevidence.ca/065-diabetes-and-masks
A widely ridiculed paper about jade amulets possibly protecting against COVID-19 makes us wonder what systems are in place to review outlandish claims. https://www.mcgill.ca/oss/article/covid-19-critical-thinking-pseudoscience/paper-argues-amulet-may-protect-covid-should-it-have-been-published
… in which I talk about mutant minks (not quite) and 3-layer masks, and in which the producer talks into my ear halfway through and
Jumping on the bandwagon is a way to let other people decide for us, and following this mental shortcut is not always a good idea.
The concept of integrating the best therapies to create a more holistic medicine is appealing to university hospitals, but this gift horse is hollow. https://www.mcgill.ca/oss/article/critical-thinking-health/beware-trojan-horse-integrative-medicine
… in which I do a bit of pre-bunking, discuss the claim that hot yoga will boost your immune system, and throw in a movie