March 26th, 2021 3-5PM ET
Friday on The Robert Scott Bell Show:
Congress grills Big Tech CEOs on vaccine misinformation How accurate are the posts that we see on social media? That’s a question Congress took up on Thursday. At a hearing before the House Energy and Commerce Committee, the heads of Facebook, Twitter and Google testified about the spread of misinformation on social media and other platforms. We are in the midst of the largest vaccination campaign in modern history, so, it’s natural that many of us are looking for articles that deal with vaccines and their potential side-effects. In seeking out that information, we can easily get lost in the vast amount of misinformation, especially on social media. One post on Instagram that was dissected by USA Today showed a collage of headlines describing how some people died after receiving the COVID vaccines. What the meme didn’t state was the need for those cases to be reviewed to see if there is any link to the vaccine. The post got flagged as misleading for lacking context. “Content that your websites are still promoting, still recommending, still sharing, is one of the reasons people are refusing the vaccine,” said Rep Mike Doyle, (D) Pennsylvania. Some House members slammed the heads of Facebook, Google and Twitter for adding to political division and vaccine hesitancy. Republican members accused social media of silencing conservative voices. The CEO Facebook says private companies should not be policing free speech, but it is trying make sure its platforms remain safe spaces.
University Shuts Down World-Renowned Aluminum Expert’s Research After Big Pharma Sets Up Shop on Campus Sooner or later, anyone who is interested in aluminum — and especially its effects on human health and biological systems — is bound to come across the work and writings of Christopher Exley, Ph.D., FRSB, professor of bioinorganic chemistry at Keele University in the United Kingdom. Popularly known as “Mr. Aluminum,” Exley has devoted nearly four decades to a passionate “quest to understand aluminum in all living things,” driven by the belief that aluminum’s impact on health represents “the greatest untold story of science.” Unsurprisingly, the industries behind aluminum-containing products have sought to make the study of aluminum’s influence on human health “taboo,” and Exley concedes that he has had to “deal with the consequences of politics in aluminum research” for most of his career. Until around 2016, however, Keele University offered “unconditional support” that allowed Exley’s research group to pursue aluminum science largely unimpeded. No longer. As Exley explains in a chapter (discreetly titled “Politics”) of his 2020 book, “Imagine You Are an Aluminum Atom: Discussions with Mr. Aluminum,” the institutional environment at Keele shifted “abruptly” about five years ago, concurrent with changes in the university’s senior management and roster of major funders. Since that time, the university has progressed from spiking Exley’s press releases and downplaying or ignoring major scientific contributions by Exley’s research group to — perhaps most concerningly — sabotaging the research donations that are the “lifeblood” of independent-minded scientists.
Infamous New Jersey gym owner offers free memberships to people who don’t get vaccinated The New Jersey gym owner who resisted pandemic lockdown restrictions has doubled down by offering free gym memberships — not to mention medical advice — to new customers.“In light of Krispy Kreme giving free doughnuts for receiving the CVD shot, here at The Atilis Gym we are giving out free memberships to all who don’t get vaccinated,” reads a tweet from @IanSmithFitness. The unverified Twitter account with 17,000 followers is that of infamous gym owner Ian Smith, the Press of Atlantic City reported. The offer also appeared on Smith’s Instagram page. According to Smith, exercise and vitamins are the best way to kill the virus that has taken the lives of more than 540,000 Americans in the past year. “We believe in health — the real way,” he wrote. “Exercise, good diet, plenty of Vitamin D, Zinc, and an environment to destress.” The hulking Bellmawr, N.J. gym operator stared down Garden State officials in 2020, occasionally appearing on Fox News to rally against safety measures that would have shut down his business.
Questions of The Day!
Hi Robert, in need on some urgent advice. My son (8 yrs old) has all of the sudden started having diarrhea (no pain, no fever, no ackes) – I would say he is quite healthy we give him daily multivitamins and since 2 days ago when the diarrhea started I have started to give him 3 doses of the Silver Hydrosol (daily). It does not seem to be helping easy the issue. Is there anything else I can give him. Thank you so much and would very much appreciate a response.
Hello to all: I’ve asked this question before but in view of the latest vax issue I’d like to bring it around again. So even though this is my last year in health care I’m mandated to do the TB screening. I have refused the vax and the flu shot. I believe several years ago Dr Buttar was on your show and said the TB screen is not as worrisome as everything else going on. Would that be your opinion? I don’t feel it is as threatening to my health but , then again, I just don’t know for sure. I need my paycheck to get to the end of the year and retirement. Can you kindly offer your opinion? Love to you for being a pioneer in the health truth movement. Much respect.
Hi Robert…..4 of my friends and I walk 6 to 7 miles every day that the weather permits …one of those friends went for her covid shot today……hearing since years that some vaccines shed…….do I have to fear being around this friend for the next 28 to 30..days……researched it on “duckduckgo”…..it says the covid shot dose not have the live virus in it……don’t know if I believe that…….would it still shed ?….
Comments of The Day!
In your show on 23-Mar-21, talking about the AMA you did the previous day, at 56:28 you said, “My wife was there, making fun of me”. I expected your next sentence to be “And I was making fun of her”. No, that’s not what happened. You said, “I made fun of myself on her behalf”.
That reminds me of a joke which I am sure, you and Super Don will enjoy.
The man, the owner of the house told the gardener to shift some potted plants from the hall to the garden. The gardener was visibly irritated and said, “Only yesterday I brought all these heavy plants from the garden to the hall as per madam’s instructions. Madam says one thing and you say the opposite thing. I don’t know who to follow”.
In an effort to decrease the discomfort of the gardener, the man said in a calm voice, “Why are you so upset about this small matter? Just remember this. If the instructions given by madam and me are the same, follow my instructions. If they are different, follow madam’s instructions. It is that simple.”
Thank you for the on air shout out- what a thrill! I heard about you first on the Ty Bollinger, Truth about Vaccines dvds, but did not realize that you had an online radio show. Then, looking though my podcast app on my iphone, I saw that you had a podcast and subscribed. It has been an absolute feast. You cover so much of what happens in the news that I care about, from the perspective that I view things.
Hour 2 – Special Guest – Ula Tinsley
Ula Tinsley aka Autism Mama Bear is a passionate autism advocate, featured writer at and a talk show host on Autism Mama Bear Talk. She’s been raising autism awareness on a local and national level since 2010, when her son was diagnosed with a regressive form of autism. After gaining more experience and knowledge about different ways of treating ASD, she’s been supporting and consulting other families living with autism. Her latest project, Autism Mama Bear Talk, is a fast-paced interview show bringing informative and everyday inspiring stories from leading autism advocates, self-advocates, parents and medical experts.
Pfizer begins Covid vaccine trial on infants and young kids Pfizer said it has started a clinical trial testing its Covid-19 vaccine on healthy 6-month to 11-year old children, a crucial step in obtaining federal regulatory clearance to start vaccinating young kids and controlling the pandemic. The first participants in the study have already gotten their shots, which were developed in partnership with German drugmaker BioNTech, New York-based Pfizer announced Thursday. It intends to enroll 144 children in the first phase. For the first phase of the trial, the company will identify the preferred dosing level for three age groups – between 6 months and 2 years old, 2 and 5 and from 5 through age 11. The kids will begin by receiving a 10 microgram dose of the vaccine before progressively moving to higher doses, Pfizer said. Participants also have the option to take 3 microgram doses. The Covid vaccine for adults requires two shots that contain 30 micrograms per dose. Researchers will then evaluate the safety and effectiveness of the selected dose levels in the next phase of the trial, with participants being randomly selected to receive the vaccine or a placebo, the company said. After a six-month follow-up, kids who received a placebo will have the opportunity to receive the vaccine, it said.
Gen X, millennials in worse health than prior generations at same age Medicine may have advanced by leaps and bounds over the last century, but Generation X and millennials are in worse health than their parents and grandparents were at their age. That’s the conclusion of a new study that looked at markers of physical and mental health across the generations. And overall, there has been a downhill slide over time: Gen X’ers and millennials were in worse shape when it came to various physical health measures. They also reported more anxiety and depression symptoms, heavy drinking and drug use. The findings are, unfortunately, no surprise, according to Benjamin Miller, chief strategy officer for the nonprofit Well Being Trust, in Oakland, Calif. “Studies like this corroborate what we’ve known,” said Miller, who was not involved in the research. Recent years have seen a well-documented national rise in deaths from suicide, drug abuse and problem drinking, which some experts have labeled “deaths of despair.” Those deaths accelerated during and after the 2008 recession, and not much has changed since, Miller said. Generation X generally refers to Americans born between 1965 and 1980, while millennials (or Generation Y) are typically said to include people born between 1981 and the mid-1990s. In this study, the range was 1981 to 1999.
Tired nation: Just 8 percent of Americans feel fully rested after a night of sleep It turns out you don’t have to live in “the city that never sleeps” to be an American suffering from sleep deprivation. A new study reveals less than one in 10 people (8%) actually feel fully rested after sleeping. A survey of 2,000 respondents finds that, on average, Americans only get five hours of sleep every night. More than six in 10 people (61%) cannot remember the last time they felt truly well-rested. Just over one in five (22%) say they can “never” get enough sleep, while 79 percent are satisfied with their sleep. Americans who say they don’t get enough sleep are likely to be more introverted (29%) and blame stress for keeping them awake at night (68%). They are also more particular about falling asleep only if they’re in the right conditions (64%) and would even give up an hour of morning productivity if it means getting more sleep (32%). Meanwhile, Americans who say they do get enough rest at night are likely to be extroverts (22%) and less likely to allow stress to prevent them from sleeping (55%). They also care less about their surrounding conditions when going to bed (61%) and would rather not give up that hour of productivity (14%)
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