Saturday, May 12, 2018

75 years ago… New York Times debunks (vs. foments) a health scare


75 years ago… New York Times debunks (vs. foments) a health scare.  By Steven Milloy

From the May 9, 1943 edition, the New York Times defuses a new claim that declining soil fertility is causing all sorts of human health problems by pointing out that chronic diseases like cancer, diabetes and heart disease are primarily diseases associated with aging — which is what wealthy and healthy populations in developed countries tend to do.

Junkscience, May 2018, https://junkscience.com/2018/05/75-years-ago-new-york-times-debunks-vs-foments-a-health-scare/