No, Hair Relaxers and Straighteners Aren’t Associated with Uterine Cancer Risk

NIEHS said, "omen who used chemical hair straightening products were at higher risk for uterine cancer compared to women who did not report using these products, according to a new study from the National...

No, Hair Relaxers and Straighteners Aren’t Associated with Uterine Cancer Risk

NIEHS said, "omen who used chemical hair straightening products were at higher risk for uterine cancer compared to women who did not report using...

Industry PFAS Study Makes Misleading (False?) Claim About Statistical Power

Here's the deal -- statistical power is kinda important. It probably seems esoteric. It sounds weird. For some reason, maybe because I watched cartoons...

What do 681 Drug Tablets and 4,080 Skittles Have in Common?

Ever wonder how many drug tablets you'd need to ingest per day to reach the dose that the European Food Safety Agency considers might...

You’re Probably Analyzing Your Micronucleus Data All Wrong (And How To Do It Right)

I've read a lot of micronucleus studies lately. And I'm not here to call anyone out. Honestly, I'm here to help. But the first...

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Did a Federal Appeals Court Actually Say Glyphosate Isn’t Safe?

The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals made a very straightforward administrative law judgement -- they did not make any statement on the health or...

The Toxic Truth: 8 Flaws Call Friends of the Earth Glyphosate Urine Study Into Question

Recently, Friends of the Earth, published a paper in the journal Environmental Research (Fagan, et al 2020, “Organic diet intervention significantly reduces urinary glyphosate...

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No, Hair Relaxers and Straighteners Aren’t Associated with Uterine Cancer Risk

NIEHS said, "omen who used chemical hair straightening products were at higher risk for uterine cancer compared to women who did not report using...

Industry PFAS Study Makes Misleading (False?) Claim About Statistical Power

Here's the deal -- statistical power is kinda important. It probably seems esoteric. It sounds weird. For some reason, maybe because I watched cartoons...

Skittles Maker Sued Based in Part Based on Study in Questionable Journal

The class action lawsuit, Thames vs Mars, Inc, where Jenile Thames is suing the maker of skittles candies, is based on the European Commission's...

P-Values: The Most Powerful and Irresponsibly Used Statistic in Science

It's safe to say, when you boil it down, almost all of my clients come to me because of p-values. Sometimes it's because a...

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