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No, though it's dishonest as headlines normally are.

"has not been definitely linked to " vs "is definitely linked to".

by Colman (colman at eurotrib.com) on Tue Mar 29th, 2011 at 09:25:05 AM EST
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"Link not proved" would be honest. "not linked" is a lie.

It is rightly acknowledged that people of faith have no monopoly of virtue - Queen Elizabeth II
by eurogreen on Tue Mar 29th, 2011 at 09:27:55 AM EST
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No, because "link not proved" suggests that evidence is strong that the link is there, which isn't true either.  Epidemiology is hard.
by Colman (colman at eurotrib.com) on Tue Mar 29th, 2011 at 09:31:33 AM EST
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make the lie even worse; they imply that someone asserted the absence of a link.

If I were the expert quoted, I would be mightily offended.

Epidemiology is hard, epistemology is even harder.

It is rightly acknowledged that people of faith have no monopoly of virtue - Queen Elizabeth II

by eurogreen on Tue Mar 29th, 2011 at 09:45:13 AM EST
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