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Lies, Damned Lies, and Medical Science

"Much of what medical researchers conclude in their studies is misleading, exaggerated, or flat-out wrong. So why are doctors—to a striking extent—still drawing upon misinformation in their everyday practice? Dr. John Ioannidis has spent his career challenging his peers by exposing their bad science."

This article by David H. Freedman published in The Atlantic, is highly recommended reading.

http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/print/2010/11/lies-damned-lies-and-medical-science/8269

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