Category: Limits of observational studies

3/2/2017

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

2/21/2017

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

1/20/2017

Too much sitting ages you 8 years? Lazy headlines and a lost opportunity to educate about telomeres

1/17/2017

Pancreatic cancer PR spin: Another reason for Yale University to review our educational resources

2 1/6/2017

Why you should be skeptical of recent news headlines about the Mediterranean diet and brain health

6 12/14/2016

Why statins probably don’t reduce risk of Alzheimer’s disease, despite what headlines say

12/5/2016

We say ‘nuts’ to news release claiming nuts cut risk of many diseases

2 11/30/2016

Association ≠ Causation reminder on ‘racket sports reduce risk of death’ stories

11/23/2016

4 pre-Thanksgiving health news turkeys on observational studies

9/8/2016

Exercise can cancel out the booze? Association ≠ causation