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The Fun Police: Should we trust low to moderate increased risks in observational epidemiology, like ever…?

September 15, 2015

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A relatively short post this month, and it is also dealing with something we all know. However, sometimes it is important to reiterate all the stuff everybody already knows. So that they remember them, and you know…everybody actually knows them. So welcome to the wonderful world of residual confounding!   Link to full article: The Fun Police

Review of “Trust Us We’re Experts” added to the The Fun Police bookshelves

September 14, 2015

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Fearless investigative journalists Sheldon Rampton and John Stauber are back with Trust Us, We’re Experts–a gripping exposé of the public relations industry and the scientists who back their business-funded, anti-consumer-safety agendas. There are two kinds of “experts” in question–the PR spin doctors behind the scenes and the “independent” experts paraded before the public, scientists who have been hand selected, cultivated […]