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    [–] FDA OKs first medical device to treat ADHD in children: it's called the MONARCH eTNS plato_thyself 17 points ago in conspiracy

    ss: I'm sure using the name 'Monarch' for transcranial electronic stimulation is just a coincidence.

    [–] NJ regulators approve $300M in nuclear plant subsidies plato_thyself -2 points ago in conspiracy

    ss: yet ANOTHER subsidy to Big Nuclear, this time on the backs of rate payers. The entire industry has devolved into a giant grift, full of fraud and payola.

    [–] Fact You May Not Know: America Has Nuked Itself 1,032 Times plato_thyself 12 points ago in conspiracy

    ss: Between 1945 and 1992, the United States conducted 1,032 nuclear tests; many unnecessary, overly dangerous and just plain bizarre.

    [–] The truth about dentistry: much less scientific and more prone to gratuitous procedures than you may think plato_thyself 12 points ago in conspiracy

    ss: Consider the maxim that everyone should visit the dentist twice a year for cleanings. We hear it so often, and from such a young age, that we’ve internalized it as truth. But this supposed commandment of oral health has no scientific grounding. Scholars have traced its origins to a few potential sources, including a toothpaste advertisement from the 1930s and an illustrated pamphlet from 1849 that follows the travails of a man with a severe toothache. Today, an increasing number of dentists acknowledge that adults with good oral hygiene need to see a dentist only once every 12 to 16 months.

    Many standard dental treatments—to say nothing of all the recent innovations and cosmetic extravagances—are likewise not well substantiated by research. Many have never been tested in meticulous clinical trials. And the data that are available are not always reassuring.

    [–] Doctors in seven states charged with prescribing pain killers for cash, sex plato_thyself 9 points ago in conspiracy

    ss: Dozens of medical professionals in seven states were charged Wednesday with participating in the illegal prescribing of more than 32 million pain pills, including doctors who prosecutors said traded sex for prescriptions and a dentist who unnecessarily pulled teeth from patients to justify giving them opioids.

    [–] Yet another taxpayer bailout in the works for nuclear energy plato_thyself 0 points ago in conspiracy

    ss: nuclear energy is one of the biggest scams in history, here is yet more evidence. And since it's one of the more heavily shilled topics on reddit, I'll be looking forward to the response

    [–] Revealed: The U.S. military's 36 code-named operations in Africa plato_thyself 3 points ago in conspiracy

    ss: The code-named operations cover a variety of different military missions, ranging from psychological operations to counterterrorism. Eight of the named activities, including Obsidian Nomad, are so-called 127e programs, named for the budgetary authority that allows U.S. special operations forces to use certain host-nation military units as surrogates in counterterrorism missions.