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The Harms of Misinformation: Debunking the Myth You Can Ladder Well with Rogue

I’ve been hanging out on Hearthstone Reddit quite a bit, and there is the ongoing rage about frankly lousy Rogue cards. While overcomplaining is obviously toxic behavior, a common argument against the state of Rogue is that it is a fine class for laddering. 305 more words


Mindfulness-based stress reduction to improve the mental health of breast cancer patients

A systematic review and meta-analysis claimed a moderate-to large-effect of mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) among breast cancer patients for perceived stress, depression, and anxiety.

  • The article recommended MBSR be considered an “option as part of their rehabilitation to help maintain a better quality of life in the longer term.”
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EDU800 Week 8 Supplemental Annotation

Means. (2010). Evaluation of Evidence-Based Practices in Online Learning: A Meta-Analysis and Review of Online Learning Studies. U.S. Department of Education Office of Planning, Evaluation, and Policy Development Policy and Program Studies Service. 784 more words

Using Meta-Analysis to Answer Questions That Could Never Be Answered in a Single Trial

An example based on surgical technique for excision of cervical pre-cancer

It is well known that cervical pre-cancer is associated with increased risk of pre-term birth (with all that this entails), and that cervical treatment adds to the risk. 113 more words

Richard Lilford

Does physical activity attenuate, or even eliminate, the detrimental association of sitting time with mortality? A harmonised meta-analysis of data from more than 1 million men and women


High amounts of sedentary behaviour have been associated with increased risks of several chronic conditions and mortality. However, it is unclear whether physical activity attenuates or even eliminates the detrimental effects of prolonged sitting. 522 more words

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