evidence-based medicine

Bad Science

Submitted by Carlyn Zwarenstein on March 27, 2014 - 06:52

If you are not familiar with Ben Goldacre, you really should do something about that.  A doctor (working now as an epidemiologist) who writes accessibly about the use and misuse of statistics and science (on his website, via Twitter, in a column in the Guardian newspaper, and in the books Bad Science and Bad Pharma), Goldacre has done a lot to help readers overwhelmed by junk statistics and lousy science and medical journalism, quack claims and alarmist Facebook posts.