Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014

Statements about Public Health

False

Physicians, fix thy statistics

 Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine

Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine

"Rhode Island’s teen binge drinking rate is double the national average."

— Rhode Island

False

In fact, scientists do know

Mostly True

Not the deep ocean

Sheldon Whitehouse

Sheldon Whitehouse

The oceans "have become 30 percent more acidic."

— Rhode Island

False

Researchers found evidence; others dispute it

Mostly False

Doherty's position is more nuanced

Half-True

Depends on who's counting; "burden" debatable.

Half-True

Estimated range is even broader.

False

Grads of foreign schools, yes. For-profit, no