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Why Even Smart People Fall for Bad Science

Our natural biases make us focus on scary news, but that doesn’t mean you have to live in fear

We all do it about a hundred times a day: Open our preferred news app; read a terrifying headline about scary new health research; experience that now-familiar anxiety level spike. Consume too much media and it can feel like the world

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Alison Escalante MD

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