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“conspiracy theories”

Sep 24, 2014 06:14 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
Hundreds of Colombian girls are experiencing strange symptoms and blaming a vaccine, but another explanation is more likely. Continue reading →
Aug 1, 2014 05:15 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
As doctors work to stem an epidemic of the deadly Ebola virus, rumor and folklore help spread the disease. Continue reading →
May 11, 2014 07:45 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
Conspiracy promoters have harassed and hounded victims of tragedy, but when they spoke at a Sandy Hook board meeting, they met their match. Continue reading →
May 1, 2014 12:02 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
The 'chemtrail' conspiracy theory is proved in a viral video, theorists say, showing unknown substances are being secretly sprayed in the skies above us. Continue reading →
Apr 2, 2014 02:29 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
An American couple say they have been wrongly convicted of causing the death of their adopted daughter. Continue reading →
Mar 24, 2014 05:25 AM ET
Everyone loves a good conspiracy theory. But sometimes it can lead to some harmful misinformation. Join Trace as he talks about conspiracy theories in the medical world and why they can be harmful for adults and children.
Mar 22, 2014 09:36 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
Half of Americans endorse at least one medicine-based conspiracy theory. Why?
Mar 20, 2014 09:08 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
A ruthless Mexican drug cartel is accused of kidnapping children to harvest their organs. For real? Continue reading →
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