Here are links and cites to general articles that are editorials and summaries of historical and current cultural phenomena informing the issues of fat, cholesterol, CVD, CHD, heart disease, diabetes, etc. This list will also house cites and links to articles about the discipline of science and any studies that are truly meta, transcending the boundaries of any particular discipline.
- Freedman, D. H. (2010, November). Lies, Damned Lies, and Medical Science. The Atlantic, (November 2010). Retrieved from http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2010/11/lies-damned-lies-and-medical-science/8269/
- Glasziou, P., Chalmers, I., Rawlins, M., & McCulloch, P. (2007). When are randomized trials unnecessary? Picking signal from noise. British Medical Journal, 334(7589). doi:10.1136/bmj.29070.527986.68. Retrieved from http://www.bmj.com/content/334/7589/349.abstract.
- Goldacre, B. (2011, August 22). Sampling error, the unspoken issue behind small number changes in the news – Bad Science. Bad Science. Blog/Column, . Retrieved September 9, 2011, from http://www.badscience.net/2011/08/untitled-1/
- Ioannidis, J. (2005). Why Most Published Research Findings Are False. PLoS Medicine, 2(8), e124. Retrieved from http://www.plosmedicine.org/article/info:doi/10.1371/journal.pmed.0020124
- McArdle, M. (2009, July 29). America’s Moral Panic Over Obesity. The Atlantic. Retrieved from http://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2009/07/americas-moral-panic-over-obesity/22397/
- Moore, T. J. (1989, September). The Cholesterol Myth. The Atlantic, 37 (25). Retrieved from http://www.biblelife.org/cholesterolmyth.pdf
Sites and blogs:
- Goldacre, B. (n.d.). Bad Science blog. Bad Science. Blog, . Retrieved September 7, 2011, from http://www.badscience.net/