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Ben Goldacre is a British physician and epidemiologist. In this TED talk, he shows how study design and funding sources contribute to bias and unreliable research results and how journalists often distort the evidence in their reporting.  He introduces concepts and sources involved in the evidence-based medicine movement.

Source: TED Published on Sep 29, 2011