News tagged with bias

Medical myth: Stress can turn hair grey overnight

The belief that nervous shock can cause you to go grey overnight (medically termed canities subita) is one of those tales which could nearly be true. There are certainly cases in medical literature of ra ...

Feb 27, 2013
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Injecting botox into stomach does not promote weight loss

Despite conflicting data in support of the practice, some overweight Americans looking for an easy fix have turned to gastric botox injections to help them lose weight. This month in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, the of ...

Jan 28, 2013
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Reducing 20/20 hindsight bias

You probably know it as Monday-morning quarterbacking or 20/20 hindsight: failures often look obvious and predictable after the fact—whether it's an interception thrown by a quarterback under pressure, ...

Nov 26, 2012
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