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From: "Diana" <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] Fatherhood Tied to Higher Prostate Cancer Risk
Date: Mon, 7 Jan 2008 14:25:30 -0500
Mine, too. I wonder how many times I've had to say [more like shrieek],
"Correlation is NOT causation!!!!"
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> Your TIC response nicely illustrates one of my pet peeves
> with much reporting of science news. That is the cavalier
> way journalists report statistical correlation in a way that
> implies a cause and effect relationship.