Misinformation

42 articles
by Joanna Cheek

‘This is a fight worth fighting’: Pushing back against misinformation

We are not hyper-rational beings who make decisions based on facts. Instead, we too often fall prey to misinformation from innumerable cultural, social and psychological forces that shape the decisions we make. 

by Sabina Vohra-Miller Adalsteinn Brown

Tailored messaging is crucial to drowning out misinformation

by Nikita Singh

A gatekeeper’s advice on sharing knowledge

by Anne Borden King

It took moms to hack the COVID quacks

by Laurie Proulx Manoj Lalu Kelly Cobey Donna Rubenstein

Fake journals in the age of fake news: the dangers of predatory publishing

by Timothy Caulfield

We can’t fight pandemic with bad science

by Nadin Abbas Susan Lamb

A little science is a dangerous thing

by Juliet Guichon Ian Mitchell Christopher Doig M. John Gill James Dickinson Margaret Russell

Fluoridation and the ‘sciency’ facts of critics

by Timothy Caulfield Blake Murdoch Michael Rudnicki

Medical colleges: Tell your members to stop providing unproven stem cell therapies

by Dafna Izenberg Francine Buchanan Ngozi Iroanyah

How public funding has changed IVF in Ontario

by Morhaf Al Achkar

The privilege of experiencing illness

by Alana Cattapan Françoise Baylis

Egg donors and surrogates need high-quality care

by Vanessa Milne Timothy Caulfield Joshua Tepper

Seven ways to talk to anti-vaxxers (that might actually change their minds)

by Karen Palmer Sachin Pendharkar Timothy Caulfield

Does eating more probiotic bacteria really make us healthier?

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