Friday, May 13, 2005

Headlines are not scalpels

I understand the point, but if you really parse it, I can guarantee that this isn't true: Therapies Cut Death Risk, Breast-Cancer Study Finds. Most studies have found that, no matter what therapies you try, your risk of death rockets up about 100% the moment you're born and stays there. The only therapy shown to cure you of dying is death: at that point, you're pretty much in the clear.

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