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Silencing science: partisanship and the career of a publication disputing the dangers of secondhand smoke | Sheldon Ungar and Dennis Bray
Article Published: 2005

Type: Articles and Dissertations
Published By: Sage Publications, Public Understand. Sci. 14 (2005) 5–23

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Article on the ethics used to attack the James Entrom and Geoffrey Kabat, authors of the huge cohort study Environmental tobacco smoke and tobacco related mortality in a prospective study of Californians, 1960-98 that showed, in effect, that the "dangers" of passive smoking are too small to be measured, if they exist at all.

For the incredible story of the ad hominem attacks on these two scientists, and the attempt to intimidate the researchers and suppress this study, visit the web site of the Scientific Integrity Institute.

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