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Tag: absolute vs. relative risk

1/31/2018

NY Times hails discovery of new genetic heart disease risk factor, but what about researchers’ industry ties?

8 11/8/2017

Alcohol and cancer: What does a ‘500% increase’ in risk really mean?

1/17/2017

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

1 11/16/2016

Health fear-mongering: Could our news be making us sicker?

3 4/5/2016

Whiplash warning! Readers brace for possible neck injury as competing claims on statins hit the headlines

2/4/2016

Fiber and breast cancer risk: holes in Harvard news release set stage for misleading news coverage

8 11/25/2015

Informed patients need one thing not provided in SPRINT trial news: what were the absolute benefit/harm numbers?

3/8/2014

Absolute versus relative risk – hyping the obesity decline statistics