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The battle of interpreting research results to specific audiences

Evidence-based medicine has been called “cookbook medicine” by some of its more vocal critics. This implies that evil faceless organisations like Cochrane aim to turn all healthcare workers into mindless automatons who blindly follow dictums derived solely from scientific evidence. 755 more words

E-cigarettes can help smokers quit

A leading international review has discovered emerging evidence that use of electronic cigarettes by smokers can help stop or reduce their smoking.

[U]sing an containing nicotine increased the chances of stopping smoking long-term…

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The evidence-base for 12 step recovery

There’s a fresh round of attacks on AA as pseudo-science in need of sober debunking. All based on one book that is getting impressive publicity. 1,400 more words