June 1, 2011 by Sarah A. Hanson
Source: Volante, Volume 1, No. 4, February 1888
Posted in USD Archives, Volante | 1 Comment
Interesting case of spurious causation. The fact that after a single two year study “medical” men were certain a causal link existed is a bit scary.
When we read medical research today, we would do well to remember this article. A single study documenting the correlation of two events does not by itself prove a causal link betweeen them.
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