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Weddings: Contrasts and Contracts

It is interesting how contrast exists, even in weddings.

In some cultures, the tradition remains that the bride wears a white dress and the groom wears black. 1,371 more words


"In pursuit of marketing approval" [antidepressants for anxiety]

This is a report in the current BMJ:  This was the result of the pursuit of the market:The US Food and Drug Administration failed to ensure scientific objectivity: 8 more words

Pharmaceutical Industry And Medical Education

The Inevitable Bias

I sat in dry, suburban gravel trying to escape a hazy funk. The bright, warm sunlight against thousands of grey rocks chalked my vision as the waves of heat scanned across my face. 194 more words


One sided perspective = bias + prejudice

My impossible dream for this morning:

1. A world without borders

2. A world where you could travel anywhere you want, live anywhere you want. 305 more words

A Disturbance in the Force

In a land of corporate empires, brand identity is everything. Companies have developed loyal followings for everything from lunchmeat to laptops, vacation escapes to vacuum cleaners. 567 more words

Bias in Observational Studies - Sensitivity Analysis with R package episensr

When it’s time to interpret the study results from your observational study, you have to estimate if the effect measure you obtained is the truth, if it’s due to bias (systematic error, the effect measure’s precision), or if it’s due to chance (random error, the effect measure’s validity) ( 1,306 more words


What a Master’s Degree won’t give you... if you don’t have it already.

In 1988, Robert Fulghum’s best selling book All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten was first published. In this work Mr. Fulghum sets forth a list of the core life lessons that are generally learned early in a child’s development. 605 more words