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Science education teaches reasoning in an environment where communication technology provides a breeding ground for the geometric growth of nonsense.

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Bad Science’s Threat To Fitness

In this presentation from 2019, Greg Glassman tells the story of how bad science, primarily in the form of corruption, led him to make business decisions to fight to protect his affiliate gyms.

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I reversed my type 2 diabetes. Here’s how I did it

After a diagnosis of Type 2 Diabetes Journalist Neil Barsky initially followed his doctors advice and began insulin injections. He also did his own research and found a community already aware of the root of the problem. After cutting out the carbs, he dropped his A1C, got off medications, and now considers himself cured.

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The Purpose and Limitations of Observational Studies

Emily explains the strengths, weaknesses, and ways to interpret observational studies. These types of studies can be useful for identifying links between things, and then generating hypotheses. However, the results of any observational study are strictly corollary, and do not prove cause.

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Studies linking diet with health must get a whole lot better

A research-rating system has identified gaps in studies that assess the connection between diet and various health risks.

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Understanding All-Cause Mortality

In this next video, BSI’s Emily Kaplan explains all-cause mortality, and how it should be included when considering any medical treatment.

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What’s in the placebo?

While placebos are meant to be benign, drug companies frequently use “active” placebos, meant to mimic the side effects of the real drug. The specifics of the placebos are rarely disclosed, and their effects may decrease the reliability of trial data.

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