Tag: association ≠ causation


Salads keep your brain 11 years younger? What you need to know

3 7/11/2017

Coffee & sleep stories mostly miss the association ≠ causation emphasis


Here’s how to write better headlines on diet studies

2 1/6/2017

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

1 12/20/2016

News releases exaggerate the results of scientific research — a new study shows why this should stop

6 12/14/2016

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


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

1 11/16/2016

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

5 4/7/2016

5 tips for writing better health news headlines