Half Of Americans Believe In Medical Conspiracy Theories

American VoicesOpinion ISSUE 50•11 Mar 20, 2014

According to a new survey, nearly half of Americans believe in at least one medical conspiracy theory, among them that the FDA is hiding disease cures under pressure from drug companies and that health officials are concealing the fact that cell phones cause cancer. What do you think?

  • “As if any information could be concealed or doctored in exchange for money or political power.”

    Rachel Lettvin –
    Art Restorer

  • “How’re we supposed to know what to believe when we’re presented with decades of peer-reviewed research supporting the consensus of the scientific community and then my aunt posts the exact opposite thing on Facebook?”

    George Lewis –
    Electrical Outlet Wirer

  • “That’s ridiculous. Our government doesn’t care if we live or die.”

    Troy Sheeran –
    Unemployed