Tag Archives: Work

Pinterest blocks vaccination searches to avoid spreading misinformation – but it doesn't work

Pinterest’s radical attempt to stop anti-vaxxer content: Social media site blocks ALL ‘vaccination’ searches – but users can still find ‘vaxx’ posts The inspiration board social media site, Pintererst, introduced a policy against health misinformation on its site  Social media sites have become a breeding ground for anti-vaccination sentiments, fueling the ongoing US measles outbreaks… Read More »

Does the alkaline diet work?

Some people report that the alkaline diet raises the body’s pH to make it less acidic and more alkaline. The diet’s proponents say that this promotes weight loss and fights disease. However, there is no evidence to prove this. Some research suggests that following an alkaline diet might improve health in people with kidney disease.… Read More »