It’s Not a Misinformation Problem. It’s a Trust Problem.
By Dr. Eeks This is my hypothesis, not anyone’s I work for. It’s also my dog’s hypothesis, and so you know, he’s quite bright. A recent poll conducted among healthcare workers showed that 72% of them state misinformation negatively impacts patients’ decisions about the vaccine, and 71% of them said it negatively impacts their decisions […]
Detox The Vax Recipes? Another Toxic Extension…
Detox the Vax Recipes are another toxic extention of the toxic communication that has been a hallmark of this pandemic. There are several Detox the Vax Recipes floating around the ‘grams, meaning Instagram and Telegram. Though I haven’t found a scientific basis for any of them, I noticed that they get a lot of comments […]
Natural Immunity…Shh! Don’t Say Those Words
Natural Immunity…Shh! Don’t Say Those Words! by: Dr. Eeks This morning I flipped through a couple of my Epidemiology books from public health school, trying to figure out why “natural immunity” became taboo. I always just assumed that herd immunity included both natural immunity and if there was a vaccine available, vaccine-induced immunity. […]
Big Pharma Has Our Privileged Selves by the Teeth
First, some updates from the Pandemic: Dr. Fauci got in trouble for canceling Christmas. I guess herd immunity needs to be at 140%. Remember when it only needed to be 70-85%? Those were the days. Anyhow, after receiving some serious backlash, he walked back his Christmas comments. I tell ya, I’ve never seen people […]
The Battle over COVID-19 Boosters Sure Doesn’t Boost the Public’s Trust!
To hear the podcast version of this, please click here: Causes or Cures Boosters. But my voice isn’t that great, so you know, maybe not. By Dr. Eeks Whenever I think about the public health response to COVID-19, I don’t just think about the current pandemic. I think about the next one, and if […]
“Et tu, NYT & WaPo?” Time to Blame the Messenger
This was originally published on TrialSiteNews.com By: ErinKate Stair, MD, MPH The White House’s war on COVID-19 “misinformation” took a major hit in the last week when Ben Wakana, Deputy Director of Strategic Communications & Engagement of the White House COVID-19 Response Team, lambasted the liberal-friendly New York Times and Washington Post for their tweets […]
On the Battlefield of Misinformers, Dissenters & Staunch Stakeholders of the Almighty Narrative
On The Battlefield of Misinformers, Dissenters & Staunch Stakeholders of the Almighty Narrative Dr. Eeks Throughout the pandemic, I’ve worked as a public health analyst and have been part of several scientific communication initiatives dealing with how and what information is relayed to a particular audience. These include tasks like explaining how mRNA or […]
Unhealthy bribes for Vaccines: Thank you for your service?
Hi guys. Dr. E here. I was torn over making this video, because I can appreciate multiple and conflicting perspectives when it comes to this topic. A topic I would call controversial. Whenever I’m torn, I tune into that feeling and ask myself why I’m feeling that way. What is making me uncomfortable? What am […]
“Why is no one talking about how fat and unhealthy we are during this pandemic?!?”
Hi guys. I hear this question a lot… like, maybe three times a day. I wanted to answer this question and include a little history about when we FIRST recognized obesity as an epidemic in America and around the world. Hope you watch from my Youtube channel and feel free to share/subscribe. I’m not […]
Why Can’t You Sue a Drug Company for a Vaccine Side Effect?
Hey guys! Dr. E here. This is a question I see a lot on my social media wellness pages. Like most things in life, it’s not as simple as it seems, and the answer requires a walk back in history. I uploaded an explanation to my Youtube channel and hope you watch! If you prefer […]
A Case for Ditching the Word “Anti-Vaxxer”
Hi guys! I am actively working on the public health response to COVID-19 and currently swimming in health communication data, particularly around how people talk about the vaccine. I hear the term “Anti-vaxxer” or “Anti-vax” a lot…and I also see it on social media a lot. Hence, I wanted to share this video I […]
The Myth of SuperFoods & the Irony of Wellness
Everything is relative. That phrase couldn’t be more true when it comes to “Superfoods.” In my new parody, Yours in Wellness, Krystal Heeling, Letters from the Wellness Industry, I write about wellness being a luxury brand and how “superfoods” is a buzzword used to sell shakes, supplements, pricey detoxes, manicured meals and more. […]