“FDA approves new drug the first drug designed to treat the symptoms of excessive perkiness.”

This humorous video by the Onion illustrates some of the tactics used to push unnecessary treatments or “sell” sickness.  The video uses a fictitous treatment called “Despondex” for this purpose, تابع القراءة »

Statistically funny is a blog by Hilda Bastian containing her own cartoons illustrating important concepts in research and evidence-based health care.

“The comedic possibilities of clinical epidemiology are known to be limitless.”

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James Lind

The James Lind Library has been created to help people understand fair tests of treatments in health care. The principles of fair tests are explained in essays available in Arabic (ربي), Chinese (中文), English, French (français), Russian (русский язык), Portuguese (Português) and Spanish (español). In addition, three books written for the public are available here for free download. One of the books – Testing Treatments – is available in 2 editions and seven languages at
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