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Michael Fumento is an attorney, author, and freelance journalist.
by | Sep 16, 2022

The story may or may not be apocryphal. A medical lecturer was taking questions after a talk and was asked, “Doctor, at what point did physicians start saving more lives than they took?” Came the reply: “Soon. Very soon.” The…

by | Aug 26, 2022

Monday, goddess willing, the U.S. will send into space the first moon rocket since the Apollo program ended 50 years ago. Why? To boldly go where no woman or minority has gone before! Seriously. The Artemis program, which is debuting…

by | Aug 11, 2022

Well, this monkeypox thing is certainly taking its share of twists and turns. There are some “nobody knows” that have even someone like me who’s been writing on epidemics for over 35 years scratching under my armpits. I could also…

by | Jul 31, 2022

The would-be monkacolypse isn’t panning out as some would like — no deaths have been reported outside of Africa — and apparently 99 percent of U.S. victims are gay men having sex with gay men. And, while acute COVID-19 is…

by | Jul 13, 2022

Is monkeypox our new worldwide hysteria, what with the public getting a bit tired of COVID? Ask the British tourist who, according to news reports, was placed inside a sealed capsule on a Greek island and then put aboard a…

by | Jun 15, 2022

If you’re primarily a medical/science writer who reads copious amounts of news articles daily, at least once a week you’ll read headlines proclaiming that cancer has been cured. Well, in rodents. But lo! Now wherever you live in the world,…

by | Jun 14, 2022

Despite the advice given Dustin Hoffman’s character in The Graduate, plastics have always been a favorite environmentalist whipping boy. Way back in 2010, the New Yorker ran an article by physician and scientist Jerome Groopman titled “The Plastic Panic.” Before that,…

by | Apr 12, 2022

“Brain Cancer Link To Ordinary Mobile Phone Use Is Debunked After More Than 20 Years Of Speculation And Fear,” reads the MSN headline. Well, yes and no. It was first debunked in February 1993 in Investor’s Business Daily by a…

by | Mar 17, 2022

Even if you think Russia has some legitimate grievances, this war thing is not good. M’kay? It’s a horrible waste of life and property, and it will hardly just be the civilians of Ukraine and Russia paying a steep economic…

by | Mar 8, 2022

It’s one thing after another for Johnson & Johnson’s (J&J) perfectly safe talcum-based baby powder, for which the company has been besieged with billions of dollars in lawsuits. After several massive judgments and settlements, it wisely offloaded liability onto a…

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