NYTimes admits its smear against Babylon Bee was fake news
(Natural News) A media operation notorious for promoting fake news caved under pressure when the Babylon Bee threatened it with a defamation lawsuit. (Article by Ben Sellers republished from HeadlineUSA.com) The New York Times had claimed that the conservative, pro-Christian humor site “frequently trafficked in misinformation under the guise of satire.” The Bee relies upon a similar format to that of leftist humor... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Partners in crime: Agricultural pest that relies on bacteria to overcome plant defenses
(Tokyo University of Science) The oral secretions of herbivorous insects can activate plant defense mechanisms that protect plant cells from being digested. However, scientists at the Tokyo University of Science have discovered that some larvae " partner up " with bacteria that help interrupt these plant defense mechanisms. This disrupts the plant's defenses before the digestive proteins that the larvae smear on them. These findings may help agricultural scientists devise countermeasures that protect important agricultural species from the larvae. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - May 27, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Social media heavyweights wooed for Pfizer smear campaign
Social media influencers in France with hundreds of thousands of followers say a mysterious advertising agency offered to pay them if they agreed to smear Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine with negative fake stories (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - May 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

‘Disgraceful’: AP slammed for sacking reporter amid Palestine row
US journalist Emily Wilder sacked by AP news agency after right-wing ‘smear campaign’ over her past Palestine activism. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'My exhausting smear test battle'
Transgender men, such as Laurie, are not automatically contacted for potentially life-saving smear tests. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lawyers spar over proposed evidence of Ahmaud Arbery's past law enforcement encounters
Prosecutors argued against allowing the evidence at the suspects' October trial, calling it an attempt to smear Arbery's character. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nearly $500 million a year in Medicare costs goes to 7 services with no net health benefits
FINDINGSA UCLA-led study shows that physicians frequently order preventive medical services for adult Medicare beneficiaries that are considered unnecessary and of “low value” by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force — at a cost of $478 million per year.The researchers analyzed national survey data over a 10-year period, looking specifically at seven preventive services given a “D” rating by the task force, and discovered that these services were ordered more than 31 million times annually.BACKGROUNDThe U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, an independent panel appointed by the Department of ...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - April 29, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Same Apple that smears Georgia's voter ID laws as "racist" now launching vaccine passport ID system on all iPhones
(Natural News) According to Apple, it is totally racist for residents of Georgia to have to show proper identification before being allowed to vote. However, when it comes to allowing people to travel internationally without a Wuhan coronavirus (Covid-19) “vaccine passport,” Apple says not a chance. To help facilitate the global enslavement of all people... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New technology could replace Pap smear in cervical cancer screening, researchers say
New nanotechnologies and machine learning approaches may replace the Pap smear as the primary method for cervical cancer screening because they can accurately identify women with the disease, according to a new analysis. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - March 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cervical cancer testing tech could replace pap smears, save lives
(American Institute of Physics) Emerging technologies can screen for cervical cancer better than Pap smears and, if widely used, could save lives in areas where access to health care may be limited. In Biophysics Reviews, scientists at Massachusetts General Hospital write advances in nanotechnology and computer learning are among the technologies helping develop HPV screening that take the guesswork out of the precancer tests. That could mean better screening in places that lack highly trained doctors and advanced laboratories. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - March 30, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Stephen Miller slams Biden for 'detestable lie' and 'smear' about Trump border policy
Former Trump senior adviser Stephen Miller ripped President Biden’s "detestable lie" that his predecessor let migrant children starve to... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Namibia: Underprivileged Women in Walvis Bay Screened for Cervical Cancer Through Pap Smear Campaign
[Namibia Economist] Namport recently joined Dr. Jeketera Khumalo, a local Obstetrician and Gynaecologist in Walvis Bay, for a pap smear campaign, were they sponsored medical screening for 40 underprivileged women, in the celebration of Women's month. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 18, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

AI method can detect precursors to cervical cancer
(Karolinska Institutet) Using artificial intelligence and mobile digital microscopy, researchers hope to create screening tools that can detect precursors to cervical cancer in women in resource-limited settings. A study led by researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden now shows that AI screenings of pap smears carried out with portable scanners were comparable to analyses done by pathologists. The results are published in the journalJAMA Network Open. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - March 17, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

EVE SIMMONS: I did the new DIY smear test in my office loo
EVE SIMMONS: I am standing in the toilet at work with my trousers around my ankles. An NHS instruction manual is balanced on the loo seat about how to take a DIY smear test. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Doctor shows the world we've all been pronouncing cervical wrong - 'sur-vi-kl'
A DOCTOR might have shattered the long-held preconception on how to pronounce cervical - in reference to a cervical smear test women over a certain age are encouraged to get. In her own words, Dr Nighat Arif said "sur-vi-kl". (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Self smear test kit: Can you order a 'DIY' at home smear test kit on the NHS?
SMEAR TESTS are essential and potentially life-saving medical screenings for all women over 25, and now you might be able to do your own smear test at home. Can you order your own DIY smear test on the NHS? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Smear tests: Women to trial 'do-it-at-home' kits for NHS
About 31,000 women will be offered the swab checks, which can help spot early signs of cervical cancer. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - February 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NHS in London will trial DIY cervical smear tests for women who are overdue cancer screening
People in the Barnet, Camden, Islington, Newham and Tower Hamlets boroughs of London will be offered the home swab kits to test themselves in a bid to boost screening uptake. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NHS gives women Human Papillomavirus Virus (HPV) home testing kits to cut cancer deaths
More than 31,000 women will be offered kits to carry out smear tests in the privacy and convenience of their own homes in a trial. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - February 24, 2021 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

CNN launches smear attack on The Truth About Cancer founders Ty and Charlene Bollinger
(Natural News) Fake news giant CNN launched a smear attack against Ty and Charlene Bollinger of The Truth About Cancer (TTAC) after the pair organized a “MAGA Freedom Rally D.C.” event about a block from the Capitol on Jan. 6. Through a political action committee (PAC) they run, the Bollingers gave a speaking platform to... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

EVIL: Democrats changed house rules so they could smear President Trump repeatedly during impeachment sham as a racist and "White Supremacist-in-Chief"
(Natural News) Missouri freshman Rep. Cori Bush made a big splash on Wednesday by calling President Trump a “white-supremacist-in-chief” during the slapdash impeachment day. (Article by Jim Hoft republished from TheGatewayPundit.com) This is allowed now in the US House of Representatives. Democrats threw respect, integrity, wisdom and decorum out the window. Bush was so proud of... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

At-Home Smear Tests Will Make Screenings Accessible During Coronavirus And Beyond, Says Charity
By creating home test kits cervical screenings may become more widely available for people who have always found them to be inaccessible. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - January 22, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Alice Broster, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Leadership /leadership ForbesWomen /forbeswomen Coronavirus Source Type: news

Cannock mum developed cancer after wrong smear result
A hospital apologises to Rachael Foley after she undergoes a hysterectomy following the error. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - January 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Covid smear-test delays prompt calls for home HPV tests
Delays to smear tests in lockdown prompt cervical cancer charities to call for home-testing kits. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - January 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Consumer Health: Who needs a Pap smear, when and why?
January is Cervical Health Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn more about detecting cervical cancer. A Pap smear, also called a Pap test, is a procedure to test for cervical cancer. A Pap smear also can detect changes in cervical cells that suggest cancer may develop in the future. Early-stage cervical [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - January 14, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

What Does an Abnormal Pap Smear Indicate
? (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - January 12, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

NBC News smears pro-life, pro-family org as 'hate group,' defends PornHub
(Natural News) “NBC’s hypocrisy is sickening,” said Dr. Jennifer Roback Morse, Ph.D., president of the Ruth Institute. “While it smears the Institute and other pro-family organizations as ‘hate groups,’ it defends PornHub, a major distributor of pedophilia videos.” (Article republished from LifeSiteNews.com) Morse reported: “On December 9 and December 12, NBC published stories claiming to expose how ‘anti-gay hate groups,’ including the Ruth Institute, benefited from... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A Drop In Mammograms During Coronavirus Could Have Serious Implications In Years To Come
As clinics put a pause on elective and preventative procedures during the pandemic, a serious backlog has built up of people who are due to have mammograms, smear tests and other cancer screenings. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - January 4, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Alice Broster, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Source Type: news

Dominion Voting lawyers warn Trump attorney Giuliani of litigation over alleged smear campaign, report says
Dominion Voting has pushed back hard against claims by President Trump and others that Joe Biden won the election because of fraud... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Situation Update, Dec. 13th - Trump readies evidence to leverage against Biden, Gen. Perna announces "vaccine D-Day... the beginning of the end"
(Natural News) Highlights of today’s Situation Update for Dec. 13th, 2020: (full podcast below) CIA assassination squads are active in America, taking out election fraud witnesses. We are all now living on an active battlefield (CONUS). Millions of Americans being held as Prisoners of War (POWs) by Democrat governor lockdowns. Media hit pieces and smears... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

From 'smear campaign' to 'Russian disinformation,' liberal media teamed up to dismiss Hunter Biden story
There has been plenty of criticism in recent days of the mainstream media's refusal to cover the New York Post's bombshell reporting on... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Almost 250,000 women are overdue cervical smear tests this year due to Covid-19
Some 3.2million women in England have been screened for the cancer in the last 12 months, down 240,000 on the 3.43million checked last year. The NHS shut down in March to free up beds for Covid. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 26, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Report: Democrat operative who pushed vote-by-mail also pushed the phony Russian dossier
(Natural News) Enjoying all the havoc surrounding the 2020 election? How would you feel if the same Democratic lawyer behind the changes in voting laws across the country that has turned our election process into that of a third-world banana republic was also behind the Russian dossier to smear President Trump for the 2016 election?... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 5, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

' Soak-and-Smear' AD Protocol Backed by Evidence'Soak-and-Smear' AD Protocol Backed by Evidence
The most effective initial step for clearing atopic dermatitis in infants and young children involves daily bathing, followed by immediate application of a moisturizer, topical steroid, or both.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - November 5, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Can you have a smear test on your period?
SMEAR TESTS are medical screenings to check the health of your cervix, and all women with a cervix need to have one once they hit 25 years old. Can you have a smear test on your period? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 5, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Letter Slams Major Hospital Chain for Poor COVID-19 Protection Letter Slams Major Hospital Chain for Poor COVID-19 Protection
HCA Healthcare, the nation's largest for-profit hospital chain, contends it is doing everything it can to safeguard employees, and says the letter is part of a union campaign to smear hospitals.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pulmonary Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pulmonary Medicine Headlines - November 2, 2020 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Trump Told A Cheering Rally Crowd He May Fire Anthony Fauci After The Election
As he seeks to downplay the coronavirus pandemic, Trump has repeatedly tried to smear and discredit Anthony Fauci, the top US infectious... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 2, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Murdoch news smear campaign against former Australian Prime minister for demanding Australian Media diversity
Kevin Rudd has revealed he was “blindsided” and “deeply disturbed” to learn that paedophile Jeffrey Epstein donated $650,000 to the... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

In memoriam: Helene Brown, 91, ‘political oncologist’ who campaigned for cancer research, prevention
Helene Brown, a UCLA alumna  and member of UCLA’s Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center who was a trailblazing advocate for cancer research and public education about the disease, died Oct. 4 at her home in Los Angeles. She was 91.Brown began serving as director of community applications of research at the Jonsson Cancer Center in 1982, following several decades of activism in cancer prevention and early detection. During her tenure at UCLA, she was the recipient of numerous awards for her leadership in addressing cervical and breast cancer issues in the political arena.Although she had no formal medical training,...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - October 27, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

The FBI, militias, truth and Comey's legacy
Is it possible that the militia story [about planning to kidnap the governor of Michigan] is another contrived, anti-Trump, smear job by elements within the FBI? Current FBI Director Christopher Wray hardly engenders confidence as a strong leader bent on cleaning house and reforming a corrupt agency that attempted a soft coup against the presidency.... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Biden lashes out at CBS reporter when asked about NY Post report: 'I have no response, another smear campaign'
Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden was finally asked about the explosive New York Post report that alleges emails show his son... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

OBEY OR ELSE: New England Journal of Medicine says people refusing MANDATORY coronavirus vaccines should be severely punished, locked in their homes and fired from their jobs
(Natural News) Welcome to the new medical fascism of 2020. The New England Journal of Medicine, the same fake science rag that committed total fraud to dishonestly smear hydroxychloroquine and protect the interests of vaccine companies, is now saying that all human beings must be forced to take mandatory vaccines. Those who refuse should face... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 4, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Consumer Health: Understanding cervical dysplasia
Cervical dysplasia is a term that can be reported on a Pap smear result. It indicates that abnormal cells were found on the surface of the cervix. These could be squamous intraepithelial lesions, atypical squamous cells or glandular cells. Cervical dysplasia can range from mild to severe, depending on the appearance of the abnormal cells. [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - September 15, 2020 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Effect of 940 nm Diode Laser as Adjunct Treatment to Mechanical Instrumentation on Root Surface Gingival Fibroblast Adhesion in Periodontally Compromised Extracted Teeth : An in vitro Study
Conclusion: A diode laser with a wavelength of 940 nm has a negligible effect on adhesion of fibroblasts to the root surface of teeth extracted because of chronic periodontitis (Source: Dental Technology Blog)
Source: Dental Technology Blog - September 14, 2020 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Charity Provides Information On Cervical Screenings For Trans & Non-Binary Patients
One charity has recognized that the language surrounding smear tests and gynecological cancers can be so exclusive that it can put off trans and non-binary patients with deadly consequences. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - September 9, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Alice Broster, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Source Type: news

Peripheral Blood Examination Findings in SARS-CoV-2 Infection Peripheral Blood Examination Findings in SARS-CoV-2 Infection
This report presents qualitative and quantitative CBC and peripheral smear findings in COVID-19 patients as compared with a control group.American Journal of Clinical Pathology (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - September 8, 2020 Category: Pathology Tags: Pathology & Lab Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

How the COVID-19 Pandemic Has Changed Cancer Care, In 4 Charts
Before the pandemic, about 1,000 new patients came to Boston’s Dana-Farber Cancer Institute for treatment consultations each week. When COVID-19 hit Massachusetts this spring, the number of new consultations fell by half and the hospital moved as many appointments as possible online. Now, with daily case counts relatively low in the area, the hospital is back to scheduling about 800 consultations per week, using a mixture of telemedicine and in-person appointments, says associate chief medical officer Dr. Andrew Wagner—but that still means about 200 cancer patients per week are not getting the treatment consult...
Source: TIME: Health - August 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme and Emily Barone Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news

Anyone who criticizes communist China now gets SMEARED by the mainstream media
(Natural News) America’s corporate, state-sponsored media spin machine is at it again trying to smear and malign independent media outlets that expose the ugly truth about what is really going on in communist China. The latest attack comes from Axios, which has decided to go after The Grayzone by falsely accusing it of engaging in... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

MSM smear merchants target critics of establishment China narratives
(Natural News) As the US-centralized empire’s slow-motion third world war against unabsorbed governments continues to accelerate, narrative management campaigns are getting more and more frenzied. We see this exemplified in two recent smear pieces published by imperial spinmeisters about critics of the establishment-authorized narratives about what’s happening in China. (Article republished from CaitlinJohnstone.com) The oligarch-funded Axios has published a new... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Comparative evaluation of the sealing ability of filling materials on root end cavities treated with smear layer removing agents: A confocal laser scanning microscopic study.
Conclusion: Root end cavities restored with MTA plus and treated with Phyitc acid showed superior sealing ability. Furthermore, smear layer removing agents will aid in better adaptability of root end filling material.  (Source: Dental Technology Blog)
Source: Dental Technology Blog - August 13, 2020 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news