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Episode 6: Trace A. Mounts Attacks!

Trace A Mounts fails to understand the difference between a risk and a hazard. Many items are hazards but not risks because we aren’t exposed to them either frequently enough or at concentrations high enough to pose a risk. Briefly, asteroids are hazards because they can be deadly, but they […]

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Episode 5: The Jargon Juggernaut – Part 2

As we mentioned in the last episode, “jargon is often used when companies make false health claims. Scientific words that are unfamiliar can be overwhelming and digging into the validity of health claims can be very difficult, particularly when many of them are made at once”. Additionally, pseudoscience is characterized […]

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Episode 4: The Jargon Juggernaut

Jargon is often used when companies make false health claims. Scientific words that are unfamiliar can be overwhelming and digging into the validity of health claims can be very difficult, particularly when many of them are made at once. To ensure that articles making health claims are factual: Beware of […]

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Episode 3: Introducing Sue Doe Syence

What are some indicators that a company or person is not using science and evidence to sell their product? Beware of: Products with health claims that are not FDA approved Products that claim to be a panacea to treat a wide variety of different symptoms (for example, a product will […]

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Episode 2: SciMoms vs Rocky Meadows

What are GMOs? GMO, or Genetically Modified Organism, is a term usually used to describe crops that have had one or more genes added to them. These genes can come from related or distant species: for example, a genetically modified white potato could have a gene from a wild potato […]

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Episode 1: A SciMom Meets Einstein

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SciMoms: The Prologue

Click here to learn more about each SciMom. Subscribe to our newsletter to receive a notification when the next episode is available. Did you know that the addition of hormones in poultry production is prohibited in the United States? You can learn more about the definition used for different poultry labels […]

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