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Categories: limits of observational studies

10/31/2017

HealthDay’s rehashed news release overstates dementia benefits of blood thinners

7/14/2017

“Good for you” or not? Mixed messages in LA Times coverage of coffee studies

1/19/2017

CBS barely dodges observational study trap with hot chili pepper story

1 1/19/2017

‘Coffee might slow down aging?’ That’s a stretch

8/1/2016

Can exercise ‘undo’ sedentary harms? AP story makes observational data sound definitive

7/14/2016

News release and HealthDay create perfect storm of misinformation on statins and cancer

11/20/2015

Could coffee “literally be a lifesaver”?

4 11/20/2015

Will drinking coffee extend your life? STAT delivers a 5-star answer

8/6/2015

“Surprising news” about teens & marijuana “all good” – really?

6/5/2015

Incomplete, fear-mongering message from NBC’s “diet may kill prostate cancer survivors”