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Follow the money

Here’s a shock.

A study from Stanford University concludes that studies about tanning that are “financially linked to the tanning industry are significantly more likely to downplay the risks and highlight perceived benefits of indoor tanning than studies without such ties.”

And so are studies about walnuts that are funded by the walnut growers.

And so are studies about sugar funded by pop bottlers.

And so are studies about wine from the Bordeaux vintners.

And so are studies about tomatoes that are funded by the Italian government.

And on and on.

Wanna know if a study is biased? Easy:

All the President’s Men: Follow the money.