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Battling bad science – TED Talks (Ben Goldacre | 2011)

Published/Released on November 11, 2011 | Posted by Admin on November 16, 2017 / , , , , , ,
 


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Every day there are news reports of new health advice, but how can you know if they’re right? Doctor and epidemiologist Ben Goldacre shows us, at high speed, the ways evidence can be distorted, from the blindingly obvious nutrition claims to the very subtle tricks of the pharmaceutical industry.
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Watch the 14 minute talk on the TED website

While a few years old and a very familiar topic, this is very watchable and a cogent reflection on why ‘bad science’ is a big problem for us all.



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