Category Archives: Risk assessment

Did the EPA repent or did they continue the kids exposure experiments?

Here’s a Wash Examiner report.

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WAPO complains about bills to require scientific integrity

The WAPO wants a tyranny of bureaucrats. They hate the idea of scientific accountability and science integrity–it interferes with the lefty green agenda.

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AMA promotes junk science–chemicals cause early menopause

The methodology used in surveys is multiple inquiry (most researchers would call it fishing) working the size of the cohort to your advantage–if the cohort is large you always can claim a result that is statistically significant if you don’t do the Bonferroni adjustment.

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Koch Brothers announce their intentions for the 2016 election

This is an interesting development, the secretive Koch machine (little joke there), announces intentions to spend a billion, with a B. Well actually the price tag is like in the auto dealers, almost a billion.

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Here we go, lets create another scare about sugary drinks

So a study proposes to find an association of sugary drinks with earlier menarche.

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Climate experts need to pay attention

Mind if I get a little miffed at my colleagues? When will they realize that the EPA is very light footed and plays fast and loose.

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Ed Calabrese, my hero, goes after the linear non threshold charlatans

This is a letter that Ed wrote to Archives of Tox about that latest linear non threshold stuff.

As an emergency physician I have real world experience with tox–and linear non threshold theories of toxicology are junk.

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