Say What? The Most Popular Health Conspiracies

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  • Cellphones Cause Cancer, the Govt' Lies to Us About It
  • Fluoride in Water Is Dangerous
  • Genetically Modified Foods Are Meant to Control Population
  • Why Do We Believe the Worst?
  • The Danger in Believing in Conspiracies
  • Don’t Believe the Hype!
  • AIDS Was Made by the Government
  • Vaccines Cause Autism
  • Abortion Is Mass Genocide of Black Folks
  • Big Pharm and the FDA Hide Cures From Us

Why Do We Believe the Worst?

Believing in conspiracy theories isn’t just a health thing —  similar surveys about politics yielded similar results because with companies and power comes greed and corruption. But for African-Americans, we have a tumultuous past with the medical community that allows for these beliefs to exist. (Think Tuskegee experiments.)

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