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Caroline Finucane, Science Editor at NHS Choices in the UK, is our guest today.
-Physiologist, health journalist and editor at www.nhs.uk
Discussion about Caroline’s history, journalism in health/science reporting, and the current state of attention grabbing headlines.
-sexing up articles.
Sense about Science – http://www.senseaboutscience.org/
-Ask for Evidence
Simon Singh vs BCA = http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BCA_v._Singh
Taking the Biscuit?
Tooth brushing and arthritis
Discussion about screening tests.
And a good article about the same: http://www.sciencebasedmedicine.org/a-skeptical-look-at-screening-tests/
Oral cancer and alcohol?
Suggestions from Caroline:
How to digest science/health articles?
-does article have scientific support
-mouse or human?
-look at methodology (methods)
Beer – fail. 😉
Discussion about climbing.
Highly recommend the book “Into the Silence” by Wade Davis.
Cricket flour protein bars!!
WOD: Repudiate – http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/repudiate
Thanks again to Symphony of Science for the closing song.