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Summary of reading: January - March 2020

"Doctoring Data: How to sort out medical advice from medical nonsense" by Malcolm Kendrick - interesting book about dissecting medical studies and data, trying to extract signal from the noise. Gives one some appreciation of the difficulty of medical research. Unfortunately, most of the book is spent on diatribes about the author's pet peeves (mostly cholesterol and statins), filled with responses to attacks on the author's...