Science Editor, Biology
Claim that not all smokers develop lung discoloration ignores severe health risks linked to smoking
"The black lung lie: It’s the widespread belief that smokers’ lungs turn black."
SOURCE: Frank Davis, cfrankdavis.wordpress.com
Published: 31 Dec 2019
HIV drug Truvada linked to kidney damage and bone density loss, but risks are low and usually outweighed by the drug’s benefits
"You took Truvada to help protect against HIV, not increase your risk of kidney or bone problems."
SOURCE: Anonymous, A Case for Women
Published: 24 Dec 2019
Bone spurs occasionally form at the base of human skulls, but their growth has not been linked to the use of handheld devices
"‘Horns’ are growing on young people’s skulls. Phone use is to blame, research suggests."
SOURCE: Isaac Stanley-Becker, The Washington Post
Published: 19 Nov 2019