Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

Statements about Children

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

Mostly True

Not a federal initiative, but some federal incentives

Mostly False

Decrease in home care was smaller, no evidence it was due to unionization

False

Confuses a web page with the actual program

Mostly True

How does one define 'work?'

Half-True

Comprehensive data is lacking for state-by-state comparisons

False

In fact, scientists do know

False

No evidence ultrasound effect that sweeping

False

Hundreds? Maybe two per year. Maybe.

False

Legislator miscounted, but says larger point remains

Mostly False

Assumes worst-case estimate has already occurred