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Re: A Win

I noticed a debunking of the 'Oreos are as addictive as cocaine' story in the Guardian, and I think it was the only newspaper that actually provided any sceptical view of the story:

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What was unusual about the Guardian's debunking is that the writer, Dana Smith, is in effect attacking scientific reserchers. Normally the Guardian doesn't attack anybody in the "Trade Union of Scientists", and takes the view that the only 'bad science' that is going on in the medical arena is due to the unqualified people that operate in the alternative medicine brigade and the nutritionist brigade.