Category: Limits of observational studies


3 reasons not to believe these 7 reasons that beer is good for you


News media herald ‘male fertility death spiral,’ but is the fear-mongering accurate?

3 7/11/2017

Coffee & sleep stories mostly miss the association ≠ causation emphasis

2 5/26/2017

We are in a crisis of crap health news — this week’s reporting shows why


Weekly dose of chocolate lowers AFib risk? Oh how we wish it were true

1 5/23/2017

Today’s alcohol and breast cancer headlines are wrong: Here’s how news reports could have done better

14 5/19/2017

“Fat but fit”? Studies confuse, while advocates & journalists do little to clarify


Dial-a-headline on NSAIDs & cardiac disease gives us a heart attack


The problem with the ‘happy mom = less colicky baby’ headlines

4 5/2/2017

VIDEO: Does diet soda = dementia? A second look at the study uncovers key statistical shortcomings