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Every hand sanitizer the FDA has flagged as potentially deadly or useless

Since June 19, the FDA has been warning consumers of dangerous hand sanitizers that contain the fatal chemical methanol. Methanol is a type of alcohol that can be deadly if ingested or absorbed through the skin. The FDA found some hand sanitizer producers putting it into their products. In some […]
Every hand sanitizer the FDA has flagged as potentially deadly or useless
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Stop taking the police solely at their word

Senior New York City police officers and union bosses created and quickly propagated a story falsely accusing employees at a lower Manhattan Shake Shack location of intentionally poisoning three officers. One union head said the nonexistent incident was proof that the police were “under attack.” Right-wing commentators, as well as […]
Stop taking the police solely at their word
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Everything you need to know about bleach and the coronavirus — including why you should never inject it into your body

President Trump suggested April 23 that disinfectants might be used “by injection” in the body as “a cleaning” to treat COVID-19, the disease the coronavirus causes. The comment delighted fringe movement activists who’ve been promoting drinking bleach to cure conditions like autism, and infuriated medical professionals, who’ve long known the […]
Everything you need to know about bleach and the coronavirus — including why you should never inject it into your body
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What is metabolic acidosis: Causes, symptoms, treatments

Metabolic acidosis is a condition where the blood is overly acidic with a pH of 7.3 or below. Metabolic acidosis can come on quickly, over 24 hours, and be deadly if not treated immediately. Metabolic acidosis can also be a chronic condition that lasts months. This article was medically reviewed […]
What is metabolic acidosis: Causes, symptoms, treatments
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Nerve agent that killed British woman and left her partner fighting for his life was found in perfume bottle, victim’s brother claims

Dawn Sturgess and Charlie Rowley were hospitalized in Amesbury, England, after being exposed to the Russian-made poison Novichok. Rowley, who remains hospitalized but has regained consciousness, had picked up the perfume bottle at his home before falling seriously ill, his brother Matthew has claimed. Investigators have not confirmed the perfume […]
Nerve agent that killed British woman and left her partner fighting for his life was found in perfume bottle, victim’s brother claims