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Some principles for evaluating medical studies

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Hosted by Ahuka on Friday 2018-11-30 is flagged as Clean and is released under a CC-BY-SA license.
Tags: Health, Medicine, Medical Studies, Evaluating Studies.

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Part of the series: Health and Healthcare

A open series about Health and Healthcare

All medical studies are not alike. Some are of higher quality than others, and the conclusions they reach need to be evaluated based on some principles of good research. Here we take a look at some warning signs of bad or unreliable studies.

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Comment #1 posted on 2018-12-20T22:35:33Z by Klaatu

Required listening

This ought to be required listening for everyone before they are allowed on the Internet, or out of their front door.

Comment #2 posted on 2018-12-21T03:32:52Z by Kevin O'Brien

Finding truth

Many years ago I was told by a professor that all really important questions come down to epistemology, i.e., how do we know what we know? I have come to see the truth in that statement. I'm glad you also see that Klaatu.

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