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Battling Bad Science

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We get a daily barrage of 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.


  • Science
  • pharmacology
  • medicine
  • fads
  • pseudo news
  • diets
  • sales pitch
  • video