An Open Letter to the Media:
Stop it. Just stop it. The press, television, radio and the blogosphere latch on to every new study and report it as though the results were definitive.
Here’s a perfect example:
Oh, wait – that’s from USA today, the “thinking man’s National Enquirer” (women not exempt either), so probably wise to take anything you read there with a whole box of salt. But seriously, folks:
NIH study finds that coffee drinkers have lower risk of death – National Institutes of Health
Just go out there and do your own research: butter, eggs, chocolate, vitamins, sugar, white flour – and we’re not even talking about the tinfoil hat patent-medicine and nostrums hawked by the populist doctors and talk-show hosts like “green coffee beans”  and the Açaí Berry – just the…
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