Category: Limits of observational studies


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

13 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

4 4/21/2017

Diet soda and stroke & dementia news coverage: 3 key points weren’t always reported


Here’s how to write better headlines on diet studies


March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month: Here are 6 prevention recommendations that confuse association with causation


Licorice & pregnancy…caffeine & longer life: Distorted news stories about observational research