Distortion of Scientific Evidence to Deny Harm

Mon, Jan 9, 2017

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Making It Up As He Goes Along. Paolo Boffetta, Italian Epidemiologist, Distorts Power Line Health Risks

Microwave News, January 9, 2017

Facts don’t seem to mean much anymore. We live in a “post-truth” time. So much so that post-truth was recently named the international word of the year. As 2017 opened for business, a stark example of the new reality came to our attention courtesy of Paolo Boffetta, an Italian epidemiologist now at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City.

In an interview with Fox News, Boffetta said that the link between power lines and childhood leukemia had been debunked.

Boffetta has long been one of industry’s go-to scientists. His work on behalf of corporate clients has been well-documented —none more so than his attempt to play down the risks of asbestos.

Read more here: http://microwavenews.com/news-center/boffetta-post-truth

 

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