Saturday, May 30th, 2015

Statements about Public Health

Half-True

The foods are common, organisms in the food are not

True

Kids eat the darndest things

Mostly False

No definitive evidence despite decades of research

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