Sensationalist Journalism

Sensationalist Journalism

Sensationalist Journalism Questions

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by 726 · about 19 hours ago

It's one thing for Marlene Zuk to rail against straw men, to ignore peer-reviewed academic literature in favor of random Internet comments, and to demean people who believe that the ancestral diet is a good starting point for improving their... (more)

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by 19479 · October 29, 2014 at 3:24 AM

I got super excited today when I searched Google News today and saw this... "Blame Your Crooked Teeth on Early Farmers" (Wired.com), "For Perfect Teeth, Start Hunting and Gathering" (History.com), and "Wisdom teeth hurt? Blame your ancient... (more)

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Touch_the_Clouds 0 · November 22, 2011 at 10:21 AM

I hadn't been to the dentist in over 10 years and while my check-up went pretty well--and subsequent cleaning the following week in which the hygenist stated "you do a pretty good job, you can probably wait another year before your next cleaning"... (more)

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by 19479 · October 29, 2014 at 3:21 AM

I just read an article on MedPageToday.com that states... "People who eat eggs every day may substantially increase their risk of type 2 diabetes, researchers here said. Men with the highest level of egg consumption -- at seven or more per week... (more)

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Stabby 0 · September 24, 2011 at 2:43 AM

This would be correlative data, which is good for a hypothesis but can't establish causation. So if this is to be used as anything other than a reason to go to a controlled trial then it would be bad science. But this study isn't bad science, it... (more)

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