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One-Third of Readers Will Shake Their Heads

I read news reports relating to health and medicine every day. Many of them are medical research study reports — usually interesting — but they also make me question how they are being interpreted. Here’s what I mean: We are a nation of statistics, and statistics are the standard of proof. They are the foundation […]

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Patients: Report Problem Pharma Drugs

Were you a victim of the Vioxx deceptions? Did you ever take Phen Fen or Ketek or Avandia, only to find out you were at increased risk for heart attack or stroke or liver damage — or whatever medical horror may have been the true result of taking the drug? I could write reams about […]

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