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[http://fortune.com/2018/07/30/alzheimers-biogen-eisai-ban2401/ Why the latest Alzheimer’s drug study has so many people confused]<br>
 
[http://fortune.com/2018/07/30/alzheimers-biogen-eisai-ban2401/ Why the latest Alzheimer’s drug study has so many people confused]<br>
 
by Clifton Leaf, ''Fortune'', 30 July 2018
 
by Clifton Leaf, ''Fortune'', 30 July 2018
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==Workplace wellness programs==
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[https://www.nytimes.com/2018/08/06/upshot/employer-wellness-programs-randomized-trials.html Workplace wellness programs don’t work well. Why some studies show 0therwise]<br>
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by Aaron E. Carroll, ''New York Times'', "TheUpshot" blog, 6 August 2018

Revision as of 17:53, 7 August 2018

Quotations

Forsooth

“That means then that criminal aliens are committing 28 percent of the crimes in the United States. And so that means 28 percent of the murders, 28 percent of the rapes, 28 percent of the violence and the assaults and battery, first- and second-degree murder and also manslaughter attacks are committed by criminal aliens.”

-- Representative Steve King (R-Iowa), quoted in: Fact-checking President Trump’s numbers on the ‘human toll of illegal immigration’, Washington Post, 6 July 2018

How likely is "likely"?

If you say something is “likely,” how likely do people think it is?
by Andrew Mauboussin and Michael J. Mauboussin, Harvard Business Review, 3 July 2018

Counting LA's homeless

More sidewalk tents, but fewer people living in them? The 2018 homeless count's new math
by Dakota Smith and Doug Smith, Los Angeles Times, 15 July 2018

Plastic straws

How a 9-year-old boy’s statistic shaped a debate on straws
by Niraj Chokshi, New York Times, 19 July 19 2018

Alzheimer's drug study

Why the latest Alzheimer’s drug study has so many people confused
by Clifton Leaf, Fortune, 30 July 2018

Workplace wellness programs

Workplace wellness programs don’t work well. Why some studies show 0therwise
by Aaron E. Carroll, New York Times, "TheUpshot" blog, 6 August 2018